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Werde heiter, mein Gemüte

Language: German (Deutsch)

Werde heiter, mein Gemüte,
Und vergiß der Angst und Pein!
Groß ist Gottes Gnad' und Güte,
Groß muß auch dein Hoffen sein.

Kommt der helle, gold'ne Morgen
Nicht hervor aus dunkler Nacht?
Lag nicht einst im Schnee verborgen
[Tief des]1 Frühlings Blütenpracht?

Durch die Finsterniß der Klagen
Bricht der Freude Morgenstern;
Bald wird auch dein Morgen tagen,
Gottes Güt' ist nimmer fern!

Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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Note: also in Dichterleben
1 in Hoffmann's von Fallersleben Gesammelte Werke; Erster Band : Lyrische Gedichte: Dichterleben, Liebesleben, Berlin, F. Fontane, 1890, p. 99, this is "Tiefes".

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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 (Barbara Miller) , title 1: "Morning song", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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