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Kampfmüd' und sonn'verbrannt

Language: German (Deutsch)

Kampfmüd' und sonn'verbrannt,
Fern an der Heiden Strand,
Waldgrünes Thüringland,
Denk' ich an dich.
Mildklarer Sternenschein,
Du sollst mir Bote sein,
Geh, grüß' die Heimat mein,
Weit [über]1 Meer!

Feinden von allerwärts,
Trotzt meiner Waffen Erz;
Wider der Sehnsucht Schmerz
Schirmt mich kein Schild.
Doch wie das Herz auch klagt,
Ausharr' ich unverzagt:
Wer Gottes Fahrt gewagt,
Trägt still sein Kreuz.

Drüben am Belusbach
Ist schon die Vorhut wach;
Heut noch klingt Speerestrach
Durch Kisons Flur.
Horch, wie die Hähne krähn!
Heut bleibt das Frühmal stehn,
Heut, werter Sarazen,
Hau'n wir uns satt!

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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H. Wolf sets stanzas 1-2
J. Rheinberger sets stanzas 1-2 in (at least) one setting - see below for more information
J. Rheinberger sets stanzas 1-2 in (at least) one setting - see below for more information
R. Hagen sets stanzas 1-2

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1 Bruch, Rheinberger, Wolf: "überm"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Battle-weary and sunburnt", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:48

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