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Erglänzet/ Des Mondes

Language: German (Deutsch)

Des Mondes
Sanft flimmernde Schein
Dann schlingen
Wir Elfen
Den lustigen Reih'n.

Wir hüpfen
Auf Wiesen,
Von Blumen umlacht,
Und halten
Beim Schimmer
Der Königin Wacht. 

Wir suchen
Ihr Muscheln
Aus goldenem Sand
Und schmücken
Mit Perlen
Ihr schimmernd Gewand.

Wir streifen
Als Schatten
Durch waldige Au
Und sammeln
Aus Blüthen
Den glitzernden Thau,

Und senket
Der Nebel  
Sich tiefer ins Thal,
Und glänzt schon
Im Osten
Der röthliche Strahl: 

So schlüpfen
Wir leise
In Blumen hinein,
Und schlummern
Als Thautropfen ein. 

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Katharina Klaučzek, Gedichte, Prag: Katharina Geržabek, 1859, pages 5 - 6.

Submitted by Melanie Trumbull


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: 2019-07-07 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2019-07-07 12:42:37

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