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Language: German (Deutsch)

Die Rechte hebt den Maienwein
[Narzisse]1 in der Linken!
Ich will ein frommer Zecher sein
Und gottesfürchtig trinken.

Wie schön [leucht't]2 mir der Morgenstern
Der lieblichen Narzisse!
Ich flehe opferfroh zum Herrn
Und Liebchens Erstlingsküsse.

Für solcher Trank ich solchen Lohn
Zu fordern mich erdreiste --
Lob sei dem Vater und dem Sohn
Sowie dem [heil'gen]3 Geiste!

View original text (without footnotes)
1 Berg: "Nazissen"
2 Berg: "leucht"
3 Berg: "heiligen"

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: 2011-06-04.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:24
Line count: 12
Word count: 56

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