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Nächtlich macht der Herr die Rund

Language: German (Deutsch)

Nächtlich macht der Herr die Rund,
Sucht die Seinen unverdrossen,
Aber überall verschlossen
Trifft er Tür und Herzengrund,

Und er wendet sich voll Trauer:
Niemand ist, der mit mir wacht.
Nur der Wald vernimmt's mit Schauer,
Rauschet fromm die ganze Nacht.

Waldwärts durch die Einsamkeit
Hört ich über Tal und Klüften
Glocken in den stillen Lüften,
Wie aus fernem Morgen weit.

An die Tore will ich schlagen,
An Palast und Hütten: Auf!
Flammend schon die Gipfel ragen,
Wacht auf, wacht auf, wacht auf!

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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 between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:27

Line count: 16
Word count: 83

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