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Über die Welt kommt Stille

Language: German (Deutsch)

Über die Welt kommt Stille,
Das Dunkel wiegt sie ein.
Geschähe mir mein Wille,
Stille, ach, stille,
Wie gerne wollt' ich sein!

Je stiller die Vögel schweigen,
Je lauter schreit mein Herz.
Sanft geht der Sterne Reigen,
Ach, und sie neigen
Sich fremd herab zu meinem Schmerz.

Schlagt auf, ihr Sternenflammen!
Im Dunkeln seh' ich so klar
Seine Augen, die mich verdammen,
Ach, und zusammen
Bricht Alles, was mein Leben war!

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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: 2011-07-16.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:23
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