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Der Tanz, der ist zerstoben

Language: German (Deutsch)

Der Tanz, der ist zerstoben,
Die Musik ist verhallt,
Nun kreisen Sterne droben,
Zum Reigen singt der Wald.

Sind alle fortgezogen,
Wie ist's nun leer und tot!
Du rufst vom Fensterbogen:
«Wann kommt das Morgenrot!»

Mein Herz möcht mir zerspringen,
Darum so wein ich nicht,
Darum so muß ich singen,
Bis daß der Tag anbricht.

Eh es beginnt zu tagen:
Der Strom geht still und breit,
Die Nachtigallen schlagen,
Mein Herz wird mir so weit!

Du trägst so rote Rosen,
Du schaust so freudenreich,
Du kannst so fröhlich kosen,
Was stehst du still und bleich?

Und laß sie gehn und treiben
Und wieder nüchtern sein,
Ich will wohl bei dir bleiben!
Ich will dein Liebster sein!

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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: 2009-02-20 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:08

Line count: 24
Word count: 116

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