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Vor der Thür

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Plattdeutsch

Mutter schläft schon, laß mich geh'n! 
Horch! der Wächter tutet zehn! 
Horch! Wie schallt das still und schön! 
Laß mich nun zu Hause geh'n!

Sieh! die Kirche ernst uns droht! 
An der Mauer schläft der Tod. 
Schlaf gesund und denke mein,
Wie im Traum ich denke dein.

Mutter hört's gewiß. O weh! 
Nun genug! -- ade -- ade! --
Morgen will ich mit dir geh'n,
Bis der Wächter tutet zehn.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Based on

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: 2011-09-24.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:31
Line count: 12
Word count: 67

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