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Nachtleed

Language: Plattdeutsch

De Wächter geit to blasen
Alleen inne Nacht,
De Koh geit to grasen
Alleen inne Nacht,
De Maan geit alleben
Alleen inne Nacht:
Dar is noch Een inn Heben
De hollt voer All de Wacht.


Translation(s): ENG

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Modern German version (Nachtlied):

Der Wächter geht zu blasen
Allein in der Nacht,
Die Kuh geht zu grasen
Allein in der Nacht,
Der Mond geht so leise
Allein in der Nacht:
Da ist noch Einer im Himmel
Der hält für Alle Wacht.
In the Bronsart von Schellendorf score, the last two lines of the modern German version are "Dort überm Sternenkreise / Hält Gott für Alle Wacht."
Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English [singable] (Anonymous/Unidentified Artist) , M. v. Z., title 1: "Night song"


Text added to the website: 2008-04-26.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:30
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