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Language: German (Deutsch)

Die Erde steht verschwiegen
Wie eine liebende Maid,
Sie hüllet ihren Busen
Ins weisse Winterkleid,
Doch schweigsam harrend trägt sie
Verschlossen tief in der Brust
Mit allen ihren Blumen
Die nahende Frühlingslust.

Die Blüten keimen verborgen
Im stillen seligen Drang,
Bis einst die liebende Sonne
Den Winterfrost bezwang,
Dann blühen sie und duften
Und schliessen die Kelche auf,
Und winden ihre Grüße
Der harrenden Sonne hinauf.

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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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)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "Winter", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Hiver", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2010-03-27.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:00
Line count: 16
Word count: 66

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