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Selige Nacht! Ich bin nun bei der...

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Hungarian (Magyar)

Selige Nacht! Ich bin nun bei der Liebsten hier,
Beisammen sind im kleinen Gärtlein wir;
Still ist es rings, Gebell nur hallt von ferne,
Am Himmelsraum,
Gleichwie ein Traum
Erglänzen Mond und Sterne.

Es wär aus mir geworden nie ein guter Stern,
Weiß Gott! ich bliebe nicht am Himmel gern,
Brauchte das Eden nicht, das endelose,
Herab flög ich
Zu dir, du holde Rose.

About the headline (FAQ)

Submitted by Harry Joelson


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)

  • by Robert Franz (1815 - 1892), "Selige Nacht!", op. 42 (Aus Osten, sechs Gesänge) no. 3, published 1867 [voice and piano], Leipzig, Siegel (formerly Whistling) [
     text verified 1 time
  • by Johannes Schulze , "Selige Nacht! ich bin nun bei der Liebsten hier", op. 1 (Fünf Lieder für 1 Singstimme mit Pianoforte) no. 4, published 1878 [voice and piano], Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel [
     text not verified 

Settings in other languages or adaptations:

  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist , title unknown by Ludwig Bunger.

Text added to the website: 2010-11-14.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:28
Line count: 12
Word count: 65

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