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Language: German (Deutsch)

O wie so freundlich grüßest du,
Abendsonne das junge Grün!
O wie lächelst so hold du zu
Jedem Zweige, der will erblühn!
Weit in den Landen
Haben die Auen den Gruß verstanden:
Rings wie schön
Blühen die Höhn! 
Ach, und wie schimmert das Grün zur Stund
Wundersam in dem tiefsten Grund!

Strahlende Sonne, gehest du,
Segend spendend zum letzten Mal,
Hinterm Walde nun auch zur Ruh,
Sieh, und wandelt die Nacht in's Thal:
Ein Mal noch danken
Wollen dir Auen und Blüthenranken:
Rings wie schön
Leuchten die Höhn! 
Ach! und wie grüßet in frischer Luft,
Sonne, dich noch der Blüthenduft! 

Confirmed with Liederbuch von Friedrich Oser, Basel: Benno Schwabe, 1875, page 105 .

Submitted by Melanie Trumbull


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: 2018-07-02 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2018-07-02 11:17:47

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