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Komm, verhüllte Schöne!

Language: German (Deutsch)

Komm, verhüllte Schöne!
Komm, aus deinem Haus
Locken stille Töne
Dich zur Nacht heraus.

Komm und schlag' den Schleier
Dir vom Angesicht,
Zeige dich nur freier,
Süßes Mondenlicht!

Unter ist die Sonne,
Deren Blick, so scharf,
Deine milde Wonne
Nicht verletzen darf.

Starb der Lerche Schall;
Und aus Büschen flötet
Nun die Nachtigall.

Tag mit seinem Tosen
Ist zur Ruhe hier,
Liebchen! alle Rosen
Schlafen außer dir.

Alle kecken Lüfte
Sind zur Ruh' im Laub;
Fürchten keinen Raub.

Lüstern keine Biene
Trägt mehr Honig ein;
Und an deiner Miene
Saugt mein Blick allein.

Laß dich's nicht verdrießen,
Küsse mich in Ruh'.
Alle Knospen schließen
Ihre Augen zu.

Und vor'm Abendsterne
Wirst du nicht dich scheu'n,
Dessen Blick sich gerne
Mag an Küssen freu'n.

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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)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

  • Also set in German (Deutsch), [adaptation] ; composed by Moritz Hauptmann.

Text added to the website: 2008-06-11 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:23

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Word count: 125

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