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Nun wollen Knospen sich entfalten

Language: German (Deutsch)

Nun wollen Knospen sich entfalten,
Allüberall an Baum und Strauch;
Nur muß der Lenz auch gültig walten,
Erschließen sie mit mildem Hauch.

Die Blätter wachsen ihm entgegen,
Die Knospen wollen Blüten sein;
Nur eine Nacht mit lauem Regen,
Nur einen Tag voll Sonnenschein:

Dann steigt von Blüten rings ein Düften
Wie Weihrauch zu des Lenzes Lob,
Dann singt die Nachtigall den Lüften,
Wie wonnig er die Welt umwob!

Mir auch im Herzen keimt ein Segen;
O sei mein Lenz, Du reich Gemüt!
Nur einen Strahl, nur einen Regen,
Nur einen Hauch - und alles blüht!

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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)

Text added to the website: 2010-09-27 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:17

Line count: 16
Word count: 95

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