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Die Musik

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ach, mit zauberischem Munde
Klärt Musik das wirre Leben,
Lässt auf rätselhaftem Grunde
Uns sein wahres Bild erbeben.

Vor dem Tor der Ewigkeiten
Zieht sie aufgelöst den Riegel.
Überm bunten Traum der Zeiten
Gleiten wir auf ihrem Spiegel.

Aus dem Wahn, aus der Bedrückung
Hebt sie uns mit offner Schwinge
Hoch in zitternder Beglückung
Zum Geheimnis aller Dinge.

Confirmed with Emanuel von Bodman, Früher Mond. Gedichte, herausgegeben von Walter Rügert, Frauenfeld Stuttgart Wien: Verlag Huber, 2002, page 61.

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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: 2019-05-10 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2019-05-10 03:57:06

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