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Am heiligen Abend vorm Osterfest

Language: German (Deutsch)

Am heiligen Abend vorm Osterfest
bin ich's allerletztemal recht lustig gewest.
Und wie die Männer haben das Fest eingeläutet,
da hat sich ein Gram in mir verbreitet.

Am heiligen Abend vorm Osterfest
ist er's allerletztemal noch bei mir gewest,
Und seit er freundlich von mir hat Abschied genommen,
ist bei mir das Weinen angekommen.

Da hat sich mir etwas gesetzt ins Herz,
das zerreißt es immerdar und ist doch kein Schmerz,
Das hat der roten Wange Farb all mir entwendet,
und hat mir die bleiche hergesendet.

Den heiligen Abend vergeß ich nicht,
bis der allerletzte Gram das Herz mir zerbricht;
Ach, kommt er wieder, will ich ihn eng unfassen
und will ihn mein Tag nicht von mir lassen.

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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: 2007-07-11 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2015-11-04 20:19:53

Line count: 16
Word count: 118

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