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Klage III

Language: German (Deutsch) after the French (Fran├žais)

 Und sei es, wo auch immer:
 im Wald, am grünen Hang,
 beim ersten Tagesschimmer,
 beim Sonnenniedergang,
 das Herz denkt nur des Einen,
 der nie mehr soll erscheinen.

 Lenk' ich zu Himmelsauen 
 die Blicke tränenschwer,
 dann aus den Wolken schauen
 die süßen Augen her.
 Wie aus dem Grabe schauen
 sie aus der Flut, der blauen.

 Wenn Traum, der leidvertraute,
 an meinem Lager steht,
 dann hör' ich seine Laute,
 sein Atem mich umweht;
 wohin ich wachend spähe:
 Er weilt in meiner Nähe.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Based on

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: 2003-11-18.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:00
Line count: 18
Word count: 81

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