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O Grille, sing

Language: German (Deutsch)

O Grille, sing,
Die Nacht ist lang.
Ich weiß nicht, ob ich leben darf
Bis an das End von deinem Sang.

Die Fenster stehen aufgemacht.
Ich weiß nicht, ob ich schauen darf
Bis an das End von dieser Nacht.

O Grille, sing, sing unbedacht,
Die Lust geht hin,
Und Leid erwacht.
Und Lust im Leid, -
Mehr bringt sie nicht, die lange Nacht.


Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English [singable] (Vally Weigl, née Pick) (Lydia Perera) , title 1: "O cricket sing"


Text added to the website: 2009-02-24.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:09
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Word count: 63

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