Ist's möglich, daß ich, Liebchen, dich kose, Vernehme der göttlichen Stimme Schall! Unmöglich scheint immer die Rose, Unbegreiflich die Nachtigall.
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- by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832), no title, written 1815, appears in West-östlicher Divan, in 8. Buch Suleika -- Suleika Nameh [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Luigi Dallapiccola (1904 - 1975), "Ist's möglich, daß ich, Liebchen, dich kose", 1953 [voice and 3 clarinets], from Goethe-Lieder, no. 7. [text verified 1 time]
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- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title unknown, copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (Allen Shearer) , title unknown, copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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