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Dein Antlitz

Language: German (Deutsch)

Dein Antlitz war mit Träumen ganz beladen.
Ich schwieg und sah dich an mit stummen Beben
Wie stieg das auf! daß ich mich einmal schon
In frühern Nächten völlig hingegeben

Dem Mond und dem zuviel geliebten Tal
Wo auf den leeren Hängen auseinander
Die magern Bäume standen und dazwischen
Die niedren kleinen Nebelwolken gingen

Und durch die Stille hin die immer frischen
Und immer fremden siberweißen Wasser
Der Fluß hinrauschen ließ – wie stieg das auf!

Wie stieg das auf! denn allen diesen Dingen
Und ihrer Schönheit – die unfruchtbar war –
Hingab ich mich in großer Sehnsucht ganz
Wie jetzt für das Anschaun von deinem Haar
Und zwischen deinen Lidern diesen Glanz!


Translation(s): FRE

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P. Frankenburger sets stanzas 1, 4

Submitted by Christoph Gaiser and Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]

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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):

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Ton visage . . .", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2007-06-04 00:00:00.

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

Line count: 16
Word count: 113

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