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Wenn die Sterne scheinen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Sieh, nun ist es dunkel 'worden,
Alles schläft in weiter Welt,
Nur die Sterne wallen leise
Ihren Weg am Himmelszelt.

Und der leuchtendste von allen,
Jener dort im weißen Kleid,
Schaut mit seinen heil'gen Augen
Still in uns're Einsamkeit.

Sanfter nun die Herzen schlagen,
Auf der Lippe schläft das Wort,
Und die Seelen wandern heimlich,
Hand in Hand zum Himmel fort.


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "When the stars are shining", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Lorsque brillent les étoiles", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2011-06-23.
Last modified: 2018-02-13 14:34:21
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