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An Louise von C.

Language: German (Deutsch)

Mir war als wehte der Maienschein
über die Wälder wieder,
und der Lerchenlieder goldenrein
jubelten selig hernieder.

Mir war, als wollten auf der Au
die Blumen wieder erwachen,
als schwämmen im glitzernden Himmelsblau
viel lustige Wolkennachen.

Als wehten herab vom Busch und Baum
duftige Blüthenflocken,
als klängen vom Wald wie aus tiefem Traum
ferne heimliche Glocken.

Mich rührte wonnig an die Brust
ein reiches Frühlingsleben,
war's Traum nur, der des Lenzes Lust
zur Winterszeit mir gegeben.

War's Traum nur, der auf's kalte Gefild'
die Blüthen zauberte wieder?
O nein, du holdes Mädchenbild,
das waren deine Lieder!

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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: 2008-08-29 00:00:00.

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

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Word count: 96

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