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Wende dich, du kleiner Stern

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wende dich, du kleiner Stern,
Erde! wo ich lebe,
daß mein Aug', der Sonne fern,
sternenwärts sich hebe!

Heilig ist die Sternenzeit,
öffnet alle Grüfte;
strahlende Unsterblichkeit
wandelt durch die Lüfte.

Mag die Sonne nun bislang
andern Zonen scheinen,
hier fühl' ich Zusammenhang
mit dem All' und Einen!

Hohe Lust, im dunklen Tal,
selber ungesehen,
durch den majestät'schen Saal
atmend mitzugehen!

Schwinge dich, o grünes Rund,
in die Morgenröte!
Scheidend rückwärts singt mein Mund
jubelnde Gebete!

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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)

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Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:36
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