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Im Krug zum grünen Kranze

Language: German (Deutsch)

Im Krug zum grünen Kranze,
Da kehrt ich durstig ein;
Da saß ein Wandrer drinnen, drinnen
Am Tisch beim kühlen Wein.

Ein Glas ward eingegossen,
Das wurde nimmer lehr!
Sein Haupt ruht auf dem Bündel, Bündel,
Als wärs ihm viel zu schwer.

Ich tät mich zu ihm setzen,
Ich sah ihm ins Gesicht,
Das schien mir gar befreundet, befreundet
Und dennoch kannt' ich's nicht.

Da sah auch mir ins Auge
Der fremde Wandersmann
Und füllte meinen Becher, Becher
Und sah mich wieder an.

Hei! wie die Becher klangen,
Wie brannte Hand in Hand,
"Es lebe die Liebste deine, deine,
Herzbruder im Vaterland!"

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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: 2007-06-19 00:00:00.

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

Line count: 20
Word count: 102

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