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Language: German (Deutsch)

Im Himmel und auf Erden
Wird es so still, so still,
Weil nach des Tags Beschwerden
Die Welt nun schlafen will.

Des Tages letztes Grüßen
Geht von den Bergeshöhn:
"Du Welt zu meinen Füßen
Schlaf wol1, und träume schön!"

Sie lächelt wie im Traume,
Ihr Herz schlägt gar so sacht;
Und hoch im blauen Raume
Da halten die Sterne Wacht.

Hoch in den dunklen Bäumen
Singt noch ein leiser Hauch --
Ach Gott, nun laß mich träumen,
Nun laß mich schlafen auch! 

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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: 2011-10-02 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:02

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Word count: 81

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