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Schöne Nacht

Language: German (Deutsch)

Schöne Nacht,
Gestirne wandeln
Heilig über dir,
Und des Tags bewegtes Handeln,
Stillt zum Traum sich hier.

Was ich sehne,
Was ich fühle
Ist nun doppelt mein,
Ach in deiner keuschen Kühle,
Wird es gut und rein.

Und so bringst du
Diese Erde,
Bringst mein Herz zur Ruh,
Daß es still und stiller werde,
Schöne Nacht wie du. 

Translation(s): ENG

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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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (John Glenn Paton) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2010-03-11T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16T10:02:21
Line count: 15
Word count: 58

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