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O stille dies Verlangen

Language: German (Deutsch)

O stille [dies]1 Verlangen,
Stille die süße Pein!
Zu seligem Umfangen
Laß den Geliebten ein!
Schon liegt die Welt im Traume,
Blühet die duft'ge Nacht;
Der Mond im blauen Raume
Hält für die Liebe Wacht.
Wo zwei sich treu umfangen,
Da giebt er den holdesten Schein.
O stille dies Verlangen,
Laß den Geliebten ein!

Du bist das süße Feuer,
Das mir am Herzen zehrt;
Lüfte, lüfte den Schleier,
Der nun so lang' mir wehrt!
Laß mich vom rosigen Munde
Küssen die Seele dir,
Aus meines Busens Grunde
Nimm meine Seele dafür -
O stille dies Verlangen,
Stille die süße Pein,
Zu seligem Umfangen
Laß den Geliebten ein!

Die goldnen Sterne grüßen
So klar vom Himmelszelt,
Es geht ein Wehn und Küssen
Heimlich durch alle Welt,
Die Blumen selber neigen
Sehnsüchtig einander sich zu,
Die Nachtigall singt in den Zweigen -
Träume, liebe auch du!
O stille dies Verlangen,
Laß den Geliebten ein!
Von Lieb' und Traum umfangen
Wollen wir selig sein.

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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: 2007-05-09 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2015-04-21 19:39:52

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