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Language: German (Deutsch)

Ach, was wollt ihr trüben Sinnen
Doch beginnen!
Traurigkeit hebt keine Not,
Es verzehret nur die Herzen,
Nicht die Schmerzen,
Und ist ärger als der Tod.

Auf, o Seele! du mußt lernen,
Ohne Sternen,
Wenn das Wetter tobt und bricht,
Wenn der Nächte schwarze Decken
Uns erschrecken,
Dir zu sein dein eigen Licht.

Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani


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: 2008-06-21.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:30
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