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Eine Fürstin ist die Schönheit

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Persian (Farsi)

Eine Fürstin ist die Schönheit,
Übet über ihre Sklaven
Unbedingte Herrschermacht.
Ihre souveraine Laune 
Stürzet uns zu böser Stunde
In die tiefste Todesnacht.

Doch auch eine Gottheit ist sie,
Eine große wundervolle,
Die die Grüfte kreißen macht.
Nur ein Wort, ein Wink der Gnade,
Und es steigen ihre Todten,
Ihre bleich dahingesunknen,
Blühend aus dem Grabesschacht.

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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)

Text added to the website: 2012-05-24.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:32
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Word count: 56

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