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An den Mond

Language: German (Deutsch)

Silbermond mit bleichen Strahlen
pflegst du Wald und Feld zu malen,
gibst den Bergen, gibst den Talen 
der Empfindung Seufzer ein.

Sei Vertrauter meiner Schmerzen,
Segler in der Lüfte See:
Sag' ihr, die ich trag' im Herzen,
wie mich tötet Liebesweh.

Sag' ihr, über tausend Meilen
sehne sich mein Herz nach ihr.
»Keine Ferne kann es heilen,
nur ein holder Blick von dir.«

Sag' ihr, daß zu Tod getroffen
diese Hülle bald zerfällt;
nur ein schmeichlerisches Hoffen
sei's, das sie zusammenhält.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "To the moon", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Fran├žais) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "À la lune", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Aan de maan", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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