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In tiefer Ruhe

Language: German (Deutsch)

In tiefer Ruhe
Lag still die Mondnacht,
Kaum, daß ein Lüftchen
Ging durch das Rohr -
An meiner Seite
Hast du gestanden,
Dein Wort der Liebe
Klang an mein Ohr.

Doch du bist treulos
An mir geworden,
Du hast vergessen
Den heil'gen Eid -
Da ist zersprungen
Das gold'ne Ringlein,
Mein Herz brach mit ihm
Für alle Zeit!

In wildem Kampfe
Liegt nun die Mondnacht,
Gewalt'ger Sturmwind
Braust durch die See, -
Und wo die Rosen
Des Frühlings blühten,
Ist kalter Winter
Und tiefer Schnee. 

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

  • by Max Stange (1856 - 1932), "In tiefer Ruhe lag still die Mondnacht", op. 77 (Fünf Lieder für 1 tiefe Singstimme mit Pianofortebegleitung) no. 2, published 1900 [low voice and piano], Leipzig, Rahter [
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  • by Julius Weiss (1814 - 1898), "In tiefer Ruhe lag still die Mondnacht", op. 114 ([Zwölf] Lieder und Gesänge für Sopran (oder Tenor) mit Pianofortebegleitung) no. 4, published 1890 [soprano or tenor and piano], Berlin, J. Weiss [
     text not verified 

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