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Schenk ein, liebe Sonne, dein Licht,...

Language: German (Deutsch)

Schenk ein, liebe Sonne, dein Licht, dein Licht,
Ich will es trinken wie Wein,
Und wenn mich mein Herz dann zu packen kriegt,
Dann werden wir beide betrunken sein!

Dann dreht die Welt sich rund um uns rum
Und die Nachtigall singt wie ein Buch:
Wie ist doch der Hansel so dumm, so dumm,
Und die Grethel so klug, so klug!

Translation(s): FRE

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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):

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Cher soleil, verse ta lumière, ta lumière", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-01-28.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:05
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