Schlafen, Schlafen, nichts als Schlafen!
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE ITA NOR
Schlafen, Schlafen, nichts als Schlafen!
  Kein Erwachen, [keinen Traum!]1
Jener Wehen, die mich trafen,
  Leisestes Erinnern kaum,
Daß ich, wenn des Lebens Fülle
  Niederklingt in meine Ruh',
Nur noch tiefer mich verhülle,
  Fester zu die Augen tu!

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1 Schoeck: "kein Traum"

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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)

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Jakob Kellner) , "To sleep, to sleep, nothing but to sleep!", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "À la douleur son dû", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Dormire, dormire, null'altro che dormire", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • NOR Norwegian (Bokmål) (Marianne Beate Kielland) , copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Jakob Kellner

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 8
Word count: 37