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Kennst du mich noch? ‑‑ Durch die Bäume...

Language: German (Deutsch)

Kennst du mich noch?  --  Durch die Bäume flammte der West.
Weißt du noch?  ein Vogelpaar baute sein Nest;
Und dann nahm die schimmernde Ferne mich hin.
Fühlst du, daß ich ein ruhloser Wanderer bin?

Oh, du lauschst mir wie einem Lied aus der Gruft . . .
Reiher ziehn, und der Herbst durchschauert die Luft.
Fernes Läuten grollt als wie zum Tod,
Und die Sonne versinkt in düsterem Rot. 

Mir auf der Hand brennt deine Abschiedsthräne . . .
Und ich wandre . . .

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Franz Evers, Hohe Lieder, Berlin: Schuster & Loeffler, 1896. Appears in Lieder und Gesänge, page 107.

Submitted by Melanie Trumbull


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: 2018-06-05 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2018-06-05 22:02:01

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