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Es hat so grün gesäuselt

Language: German (Deutsch)

Es hat so grün gesäuselt
Am Fenster die ganze Nacht;
Mein Schatz im Tannenwalde,
Hast wohl an mich gedacht?

Und wann alle Bäume rauschen
Im weiten Jagdrevier,
Und weht kein Lüftchen am Himmel,
Herzliebste, dann sing' ich von dir!

Und wann alle Zweige sich neigen
Und nicken dir Grüße zu,
Herzliebste, das ist mein Sehnen,
Hat nimmer Rast, noch Ruh'!

Ach Welt, ich muß dich fragen,
Warum du bist so weit?
Ach Liebe, ferne Liebe,
Warum nicht heißt du Leid?

Ich möcht' die Büchse laden,
Nicht laden mit Pulver und Schrot,
Ich möcht' in die Lüfte schießen
All' meine Liebesnoth.

Und wenn von allen Bäumen
Stürzen die Waldvöglein,
Dann ist der Schuß gefallen -
Wer soll nun Sänger sein?

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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: 2009-07-31 00:00:00.

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

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Word count: 119

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