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Der Marktplatz ruht, der Brunnen in der...

Language: German (Deutsch)

Der Marktplatz ruht, der Brunnen in der Mitte
rauscht in der Sommernacht... wie reifes Korn;
von weitem hallen würdeschwere Schritte,
und melancholisch ruft Wächterhorn.
Der Nachtwind weht mit den Kastanienfächern
in tiefen Schlaf die Häuser, längst verwohnt
und zwischen wunderlichen Giebeldächern
ein Stückchen Himmel und der Sichelmond.

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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)

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