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So freudelos, so wonnebloß

Language: German (Deutsch)

So freudelos, so wonnebloß,
Ward ich geborn zur Erden;
So freudelos, so wonnebloß,
Werd' ich begraben werden.

So freudelos, so wonnebloß,
Gieng betteln ich bei der Liebe,
So freudelos, so wonnebloß,
Abwies sie meine Triebe.

So freudelos, so wonnebloß,
Ist mir der Lenz erblichen,
So freudelos, so wonnebloß,
Herbst ohne Frucht entwichen.

So freudelos, so wonnebloß,
Hab' ich den Leuten gesungen,
So freudelos, so wonnebloß,
Kein Dank ist mir entsprungen.

So freudelos, so wonnebloß,
Werd' ich begraben werden,
So freudelos, so wonnebloß,
O deckt mich zu mit Erden!

M. Hauptmann sets stanzas 1, 4, 3, 5

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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)

  • by Moritz Hauptmann (1792 - 1868), "So freudelos", op. 49 (12 Lieder für vierstimmigen Männerchor), Heft 2 no. 2, published 1861, stanzas 1,4,3,5 [four-part men's chorus a cappella], Leipzig, Breitkopf und Härtel [ sung text verified 1 time]

Text added to the website: 2011-06-12 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2017-04-13 13:24:44

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