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Language: German (Deutsch)

Das war ein Tag der Schmerzen,
Als ich einst Abschied nahm;
Noch bänger war's dem Herzen,
Als ich nun wieder kam. 

Der ganzen Wandrung Hoffen
Vernichtet mit einem Schlag! 
O, unglücksel'ge Stunde! 
O, unheilvoller Tag! 

Ich habe viel geweinet
Auf meines Vaters Grab,
Und manche bittre Träne
Fiel auf die Gruft herab. 

Mir ward so öd' und traurig
Im teuren Vaterhaus,
So daß ich oft bin gangen
Zum düstern Wald hinaus. 

In seinen Schattenräumen
Vergaß ich allen Schmerz;
Es kam in stillen Träumen 
Der Friede in mein Herz. 

Der Jugend Blütenwonne, 
Rosen und Lerchenschlag
Erschien mir, wenn ich schlummernd 
Im Schatten der Eichen lag.

Translation(s): RUS

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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)

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Text added to the website: 2004-01-21 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:03
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