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Mutter Nacht im Mantel grau

Language: German (Deutsch)

Mutter Nacht im Mantel grau
Kommt zu Berg gestiegen,
Gras und Blumen trinken Thau,
Nächt'ge Vögel fliegen,
Silbersternlein wandeln sacht.
    Gute Nacht!

Was da flieht den Sonnenschein,
Wandelt jetzt im Walde.
Ruhig schläft der Senne ein
An des Berges Halde.
Salige Fräulein haben Acht.
    Gute Nacht!

Was euch kümmert, was euch plagt,
Lasst es thalwärts fahren.
So ihr Glück im Herzen tragt,
Sollt ihr's weislich sparen,
Bis die Sonne wieder lacht.
    Gute Nacht! 

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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: 2010-03-25 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:37

Line count: 18
Word count: 73

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