Thank you to all the generous supporters who helped us raise $15,792 for our site-renewal project! We can't wait for you to see what we're building! Your ongoing donations are essential for The LiederNet Archive to continue in its mission of providing this unique resource to the world, so if you didn't get a chance to contribute during the overhaul drive, your help in any amount is still valuable.

The LiederNet Archive

Much of our material is not in the public domain.
It is illegal to copy and distribute our copyright-protected material without permission.
Printing texts or translations without the name of the author or translator is also illegal.
You must use the copyright symbol © when you reprint copyright-protected material.

For more information, contact us at the following address:
licenses (AT) lieder (DOT) net
Please read the instructions below the translations before writing!
In your e-mail, always include the names of the translators if you wish to reprint something.

Im Wäldchen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Es schmiegte sich an die Büsche
Die laue weiche Nacht,
Ich saß im dunkeln Wäldchen
und hab an dich gedacht.

Es kosten und schielten Träume
Durch's schweigende, weite Gefild,
Aus allen Büschen grüßte
Dein lieb wehmüthig Bild.

Ich griff mit zitternden Händen
In die thauigen Zweige hinein,
Und wollte dich haschen und legen
An's einsame Herze mein.

Da schwand das liebe Gebilde
In weicher wehender Luft.
Und alle Büsche hauchten
Gar wundersüßen Duft.

Und alle Büsche hauchten
So liebliche Melodei,
Als ob's die einsame Liebe
Deines stillen Herzens sei.


Submitted by Harry Joelson

Authorship


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: 2011-07-18 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:35

Line count: 20
Word count: 89

Gentle Reminder
This website began in 1995 as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since 2008. Our research has never had any government or institutional funding, so if you found the information here useful, please consider making a donation. Your gift is greatly appreciated.
     - Emily Ezust

Browse imslp.org (Petrucci Music Library) for Lieder or choral works