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An die Guitarre

Language: German (Deutsch)

Vertraute meiner leisen Träume,
O, stille mir des Herzens Drang;
Ein Schauer weht durch diese Bäume,
Die Welle rauscht das Thal entlang.
In diesen Fluren tönen meine Lieder
Und meine alten Freuden find' ich wieder.

Hier weis Natur von keinem Leide,
Die Nacht belauschet meinen Sang,
Ein Götterbild der jungen Freude
Durchwallt den Hain wie Harfenklang;
Es irren stille, freundliche Gestalten,
Frei kann das Herz und meine Liebe walten.

Von dir, o Sternenzelt umflossen,
Umblüht von Veilchen und Jasmin,
Hängt, ins Unendliche ergossen,
An Einer nur der trunkne Sinn:
Verschlungen sind in Ihr all' meine Triebe,
Und meines Lebens einz'ge Lust ist Liebe.

Confirmed with Gesellschaftsblatt für gebildete Stände, erster Jahrgang, ed. by Peter Philipp Wolfs sel. Wittwe, München: Münchner Zeitungs-Comptoir, 1811. Appears in issue no. 58, 24 Juli 1811, page 405.

Submitted by Melanie Trumbull


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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