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Language: German (Deutsch)

Helles Büschlein am grünen Rain,
Glänzend von Blättern und Blüten,
Sommerlüste und Sonnenschein
Mögen dich treulich hüten!

Wie so stille in deinem Schoß
Zwischen der Dornen Spitzen
Neugeboren im weichen Moos
Schlafende Vöglein sitzen!

Nacktes Häuflein, in Schlummer und Traum!
Leben so zärtlich gewoben!
Hüpfender Atem, keimender Flaum!
Köpfchen, so bittend gehoben!

Öffnet euch leise und duftet lind,
Wonneheimliche Zweige,
Daß mit klopfendem Herz mein Kind
Wundernd hinab sich neige.

Dann ums Büschlein am grünen Rain,
Glänzend von Blättern und Blüten,
Lagert euch, Lüfte und Sonnenschein,
Treu es zu schützen, zu hüten.

Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani


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: 2009-05-20 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:14

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