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Ach, arme Welt

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ach, arme Welt, du trügest mich
Ja, das bekenn ich eigentlich,
Und kann dich doch nicht meiden.

Du falsche Welt, du bist nicht wahr,
Dein Schein vergeht, das weiss ich zwar,
Met Weh und großem Leiden.

Dein Ehr, dein Gut, du armer Welt,
Im Tod, in rechten Nöten fehlt,
Dein Schatz ist eitel falsches Geld,
Dess hielf mir, Herr, zum Frieden.


Translation(s): DUT DUT ENG FRE

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Submitted by Wijtse Rodenburg

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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):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Wim Reedijk) , title 1: "Ach, arme wereld", copyright © 2003, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Ah, poor world", copyright © 2005
  • FRE French (Fran├žais) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Ah, pauvre monde", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Ach, aardse droom", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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