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Über meinen Nächten

Language: German (Deutsch)

Über meinen Nächten 
Träumt ein leiser, goldner Klang; 
Scheues Flüstern in den Halmen, 
Dunkles Rauschen fremder Palmen, 
Halbverwehter Liebes sang. 

Über meinen Nächten 
Glühn und leuchten grosse Sterne, 
Sonnenhaft aus tiefen Blau, 
Deine Augen, schöne Frau, 
Grüßen mich aus weiter Ferne. 

Über meinen Nächten 
Weint ein unvergessnes Weh: 
Dass ich deine Lieben Reinheit, 
Deiner Locken Glanz und Feinheit 
Niemals widerseh'.


Translation(s): FRE

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Fran├žais) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Au-dessus de mes nuits", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2011-06-03.
Last modified: 2016-10-28 16:17:58
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Word count: 60

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