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Ein König, werth und theuer

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Azerbaijani (Azərbaycan dili)

Ein König, werth und theuer, 
Durchzog sein Reich in Gnaden,
Da brannten Freudenfeuer 
Auf allen seinen Pfaden.
Doch als er fortgezogen: 
Im Wettersturm geschwinde
War Glut und Rauch verflogen,
Verweht in alle Winde.

Um Deinen Ruhm zu künden, 
Du Königin meiner Liebe! 
Will ich ein Feuer zünden,
Das nicht in Luft zerstiebe,
Das keine Wetterwolke,
Kein Sturmwind kann verschlingen,
Solange man im Volke 
Wird meine Lieder singen.


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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)

  • by Wilhelm Seifhardt , "Ein König, werth und theuer", op. 5 (Drei Gesänge für 1 mittlere Stimme mit Pianofortebegleitung) no. 2, published 1879 [medium voice and piano], Dresden, Ries [
     text not verified 
    ]

Text added to the website: 2013-06-06 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:13

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Word count: 67

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