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Am Wasserfall

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ein Mägdlein saß im dunkeln wald
Und sah dem Wasser zu,
Ihm ward so weich und weh zu Muth,
Voll Schmerz und doch voll Ruh.

Von seinen Augen perlt es hell,
Wie Thau die Wang entlang,
Von seinen Lippen quoll es leis: --
Ein lieblicher Gesang.

Sie lieh der Stimme Zaubermacht
Dem lauten Wogenschwall,
Die Tröpfchen an der Wimpern Saum
Gab ihr der Wasserfall.

Der Wald der nahm das herzge Kind,
In seine Arme sacht,
Er weiß nicht, was die Seele ihm
Seitdem so bange macht. 

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: 2010-04-02 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2016-10-28 15:55:59
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