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Die Nonne

Language: German (Deutsch)

Viel hundert weiße Liljen
Im Klostergarten stehn;
Die roten, roten Rosen
Sind noch einmal so schön.
 
Die roten, roten Rosen,
Die darf ich gar nicht ziehn;
Im Klostergarten dürfen
Bloß weiße Liljen blühn.
 
Drei rote Rosen fallen
Vor meine Füße hin;
Es fließen meine Tränen,
Daß ich eine Nonne bin.
 
Ach Reiter, junger Reiter,
Behalt die Rosen dein;
Mir blühen bloß die Liljen,
Doch nicht die Röselein.


Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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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)


Text added to the website: 2012-05-09.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:54
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