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Wie die Nachtigallen an den Rosen nippen

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Azerbaijani (Azərbaycan dili)

Wie die Nachtigallen an den Rosen nippen,
-- Sie sind klug und wissen, daß es gut ist! --
Netzen wir am Weine unsre Lippen,

-- Wir sind klug und wissen, daß es gut ist! --
Wie die Meereswellen an den Felsenklippen,
-- Wenn das sturmbewegte Meer in Wut ist --
Breche schäumend sich der Wein an unsern Lippen,

-- Wir sind klug und wissen, daß es gut ist! --
Wie ein Geisterkönig, ohne Fleisch und Rippen,
-- Weil sein Wesen eitel Duft und Glut ist, --
Zieh' er siegreich ein durchs Rosentor der Lippen,
-- Wir sind klug und wissen, daß es gut ist. --

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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)

Text added to the website: 2009-04-25 00:00:00.
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