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Ach, bindet mir die Hände doch

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ach, bindet mir die Hände doch
mit festen Eisenketten,
sie könnten sonst ein liebes Haupt
an meinen Busen betten!

Und mauert mir das Herze ein
und schlagt es fest zusammen,
es zucken aus dem Fensterlein
schon helle Liebesflammen.

O macht mich taub, o macht mich blind,
dass ich das Glück nich sehe;
mir armen gottvergessen Kind
ist gar so weh', so wehe!

Translation(s): DUT FRE

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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)

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

Text added to the website: 2009-02-15 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2016-10-28 15:49:48

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