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Laß deine Sichel rauschen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Laß' deine Sichel rauschen,
Wohl rauschen durch das Korn;
Hör' auf, hör' auf zu weinen,
Hast du dein Lieb verlorn -
  Laß' rauschen!

Die roten und blauen Blumen,
Sie rauschen aufs breite Feld;
Und Lust und Liebe rauschen
Wohl in die weite Welt -
  Laß' rauschen!

Die Blünnlein und Bächlein rauschen,
Bis in das tiefe Meer;
Die Wolken und Winde rauschen,
Wer weiß wohin und woher -
  Laß' rauschen!

Laß' deine Sichel rauschen,
Laß rauschen, du armes Kind!
Denn was da blitzt und blühet,
Verrauschet so im Wind -
  Laß' rauschen!


Submitted by Alberto Pedrotti


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

Set in German (Deutsch), [adaptation]

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