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Es jagen sich Mond und Sonne

Language: German (Deutsch)

Es jagen sich Mond und Sonne
Und holen sich niemals ein,
Du bist meines Lebens Wonne
Und wirst doch ewig nicht mein.

Es löschen die Sonnenstrahlen
Das silberne Mondenlicht,
In zitternden Liebesqualen
Verbleicht mir das Gesicht.

Doch wird mein Herz auch nimmer
Von seinen Wunden heil,
Um keiner Freude Schimmer
Ist mir mein Leiden feil.

Und legte all' seine Sterne
Der Himmel zu Füßen mir,
Ich blies' es zurück in die Ferne
Und sehnte mich lieber nach dir.

Translation(s): FRE

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Submitted by Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]


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):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "La lune et le soleil se chassent l'un l'autre", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2013-02-08.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:50
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Word count: 78

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