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Sanftes Licht

Language: German (Deutsch)

        Sanftes Licht
        Weiche nicht!
Leite des Geliebten Tritte
Her zu dieser stillen Hütte,
Wo an seines Mädchens Brust
Ihn erwartet Himmelslust.

        Unbelauscht
        Umgetauscht
Herz um Herz und Treu für Treue,
Fern von Neid und fern von Reue,
Wie in stolzer Säle Pracht
Für die Liebe friedlich wacht.

        Kerzenschein
        Ist nicht rein!
Nur in Deinem milden Strahle,
Schwelgt das Herz beim Göttermahle,
Das der Liebe Hand ihm beut,
Unbelauscht und unbereut.


Translation(s): CAT DUT

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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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • CAT Catalan (CatalĂ ) (Salvador Pila) , "A la lluna", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Aan de maan", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2011-07-18.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:25
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