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Schon hat die Nacht den Silberschrein

Language: German (Deutsch)

Schon hat die Nacht den Silberschrein
Des Himmels aufgetan;
Nun spült der See den Widerschein
Zu dir, zu dir hinan!

Und in dem Glanze schaukelt sich
Ein leichter dunkler Kahn;
Der aber trägt und schaukelt mich
Zu dir, zu dir hinan!

Ich höre schon den Brunnen gehn
Dem Pförtlein nebenan,
Und dieses hat ein gütig Wehn
Von Osten aufgetan.

Das Sternlein schießt, vom Baume fällt
Das Blust in meinen Kahn;
Nach Liebe dürstet alle Welt,
Nun, Schifflein, leg' dich an!

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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)

Set in a modified version by Robert von Hornstein, Richard Trunk.

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:36
Line count: 16
Word count: 80

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