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Ach Gott, wie soll ich singen, wie lieb...

Language: German (Deutsch)

[Ach Gott, wie soll ich singen]1, wie lieb mein Schatz mir war, 
Ich hab' sie sehen bringen auf einer Todtenbahr. 
Und will ich nun gedenken, ihrer Finger weiß und fein, 
Fällt mir mit vielem Kränken ihr weißes Bahrtuch ein. 
Will durch den Sinn mir gehen ihrer Wangen rother Duft, 
Muß ich die Rosen sehn, die stehn aus ihrer Gruft! --

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1 Ritter: "O Gott, wie sollt' ich singen"

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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)

Text added to the website: 2011-07-10 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:27
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Word count: 59

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