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Der Mond nimmt zu, die Sichel schwebt

Language: German (Deutsch)

Der Mond nimmt zu, die Sichel schwebt,
Die Nacht ist bläulich helle,
Es fluthet um mich her und webt 
Thaufeuchten Lichtes Welle.
Nimm zu, mein Glück! 

Er kühlt das Herz und nährt das Blut 
Und schafft gesunde Säfte,
Gießt in die Seele List und Muth
Und wirkt geheime Kräfte.
Nimm zu, mein Glück! 

Des Wortes und der Töne Macht 
Quillt mir aus seinem Segen,
Und lauschig in der Vollmondnacht
Folgt Manches meinen Wegen. 
Nimm zu, mein Glück! 

Umfeie mich mit Zauberdunst,
Daß walten kann mein Wille,
Und halte mich in Schutz und Gunst,
Gutfreund, ich schweige stille. 
Nimm zu, mein Glück!


Translation(s): ENG

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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)

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "The moon is waxing", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2010-02-24 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:35

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Word count: 101

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