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Language: German (Deutsch)

Bächlein, wohin eilest du?
Dem Strome zu!
Strom! Wohin entrollest du?
Dem Meere zu!
Meer, wohin aufsteigest du?
Dem Himmel zu!
Und der Himmel sendet liebend
Wolkentränen Dank mir zu.

Herz, mein Herz, du Bach im Frieden,
Du in Aufruhr Strom und Meer!
Ach, wohin drängt deine Woge
Gar so heiß und bang und schwer.

Sieh, dir öffnet seine Arme
Ja des Weltalls, Riesendom!
Und es wölbt sich Liebe blickend
Über dir der Himmelsdom!

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Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani


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: 2004-08-06.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:09
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Word count: 74

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