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Language: German (Deutsch)

[Schlumm're ruhig, liebes]1 Leben,
schlumm're sanft und engelmild,
mög'im Traume Dich umschweben
Deine treues Liebchens Bild.

Träume, Mädchen, Liebesträume,
träume wachend, schlafend sie!
Ob ich eile, ob ich säume,
mich verlässt die Liebe nie.

Ach! Die Sternlein flimmern bange,
leuchten mir in stiller Nacht;
alles schläft und ruht schon lange,
nur die treue Liebe wacht.

Schlafe, ruhe, süßes Leben,
bis der gold'ne Morgen graut!
Schlafe, Gute, wonn'umgeben,
bis die Schwalb'am Nestchen baut.

Mit der Unschuld Glanz umstrahlet
seh' ich jetzt im Geiste Dich,
und in Deinem Zügen malet,
Güte, Treu' und Liebe sich;

schlumm're ruhig, ohne Bangen,
träume heiter durch die Nacht!
Alles schläft, mit Glutverlangen,
nur die treue Liebe wacht.

Translation(s): ITA

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1 Abt: "Schlummre ruhig süsses"; further changes may exist not noted.

Submitted by Amelia Maria Imbarrato


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):

  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , title 1: "Serenata", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-07-30 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:19

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Word count: 111

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