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Ach, wie so gerne

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ach, wie so gerne 
Bleib' ich euch ferne,
Schimmernde Säle, von Kerzen erhellt!
Daß mir im Dunkeln
Zwei Augen funkeln,
Ist meine Wonne, ist meine Welt!

Sucht' ich doch allen 
Einst zu gefallen,
Habe verstohlen die Netze gestellt.
Einem mich schmücken,
Einen beglücken,
Ward meine Wonne, ward meine Welt!

Einsam in Stillen
Um seinetwillen
Pocht mir das Herz von Sehnsucht geschwellt:
Ihn zu umfangen,
An ihm zu hangen,
Bis mir in Wonnen schwindet die Welt!

Translation(s): ENG

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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):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Ah, how gladly I can keep far away from you", copyright ©

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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