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Ave Maria

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ave Maria! Neig' dein Angesicht, 
hochheil'ge Mutter, über uns vom Himmel; 
die Sonne sank, der Tag zerbricht 
und stille steht der Lebenden Gewimmel. 
Ave Maria! Unter deine Schleier hüll' gnädig ein 
die müde Menschenwelt, 
dein ist die Nacht und dein die Totenfeier, 
so Gnade mir, wann dieser Leib zerbricht.
Ave Maria! Die Glocke ruft:
wie vor der Nacht der Tag, 
wird vor der Ewigkeit die Zeit sich schwärzen, 
wer dich erkannt und die vertrauen mag, 
schlaf kindlich ein
und lächle dir am Herzen, 
dein milder Hauch durchatmet all Fernen, 
die Erde sinkt, die Zeit zerbricht. 
Ave Maria! Neige, o neige von den Sternen 
hoch über uns dein Mutterangesicht. 
Ave Maria!


Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by John H. Campbell

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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):

  • ENG English (John H. Campbell) , title 1: "Ave Maria!", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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