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Seliger Rausch

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Greek (Ελληνικά)

Wenn Bakchos erst mich heimsucht,
Dann schlummern meine Sorgen,
Reich bin ich dann, wie Krösos,
Und singe süße Weisen.

Bekränzt mit Efeu lieg ich,
Im Über mute tret ich
Verachtend alles nieder.
- Schenk ein! es gilt zu trinken!

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Reich mir den Becher, Knabe!
Viel besser ist es trunken,
Als tot am Boden liegen.

Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani


Based on

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: 2008-07-13.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:24
Line count: 12
Word count: 57

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