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Wenn ich an dich gedenke

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wenn ich an dich gedenke
Bei stiller Nacht allein,
Das geht mir durch die Seele
Wie lichter Mondenschein;
Das geht mit durch die Seele
Wie lieblich Harfenspiel,
Mir ist, ich hatte nimmer
Der Freuden also viel.

Mein Herz ist wie ein Ringlein
Von eitel güldnen Glast,
Du bist die klare Perle,
Und bist darein gefaßt.
So wie die Perl' im Golde,
So funkelst du darin,
Und trägst auch mich beschlossen
So fest in deinem Sinn.

O dank' dir's Gott, Herzliebste,
Viel tausend, tausendmal,
So viel als Veilchen blühen
Zu Ostern tief im Thal!
So viel als Veilchen blühen,
So oft gedenk' ich dein;
Das geht mir durch die Seele
Wie lichter Mondenschein.

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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: 2010-03-04 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:36
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