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Lied der Schwermut

Language: German (Deutsch)

Du, süßes Dichten,
Du, Saitenspiel,
Kommt zu beschwichten
Mein Wehgefühl!

Was beut die Erde?
Nur Flittertand,
Ja, Trug, Beschwerde,
Pein, Unbestand.

Ach, vor den Schmerzen
Der Gegenwart
Ist Fried' im Herzen
Nur wenn's erstarrt.

Nur drüben, drüben
Bist Wahrheit, du,
Du treues Lieben,
Und Lust und Ruh!

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website: 2007-12-06.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:43
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Word count: 47

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