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Lenzfrage

Language: German (Deutsch)

Sei willkommen, liebe Sonne,
Mild und warm!  
Kommt der Lenz mit seiner Wonne
Nach so langem Winterharm? 
Bringt er mir ein froh Geschick?
Rosenmund,
Thu' mir's kund! 
Deute mir's mit süßem Blick! 

Kommt der Lenz mit jungem Leben?
Weiß es nicht! 
Wird er mir auch Freude geben,
Wenn die Liebe Kränze flicht?  
Grüßt mich wohl ein zärtlich Du?
Rosenmund,
Thu' mir's kund!
Flüst're mir's doch lächelnd zu! 

Kommt der Lenz mit seinen Liedern  
Süßer Lust?
Wird ein Herz die Lieb' erwiedern,
Die mir glühet in der Brust? 
O daß ich noch fragen muß! 
Rosenmund,
Thu' mir's kund!
Sage mir's mit einem Kuß! 


Confirmed with Konrad Müller von der Werra, Das Buch der Lieder, Leipzig: Ludwig Denicke, 1866, pages 230 - 231.


Submitted by Melanie Trumbull

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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: 2018-06-28 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2018-06-28 18:51:46

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