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Der Gang zum Liebchen

Language: German

Es glänzt der Mond nieder,
Ich sollte doch wieder
Zu meinem Liebchen,
Wie mag es ihr geh'n?

Ach weh', sie verzaget
Und klaget, und klaget, 
Daß sie mich nimmer
Im Leben wird seh'n!

Es ging der Mond unter,
Ich eilte doch munter,
Und eilte daß keiner
Mein Liebchen entführt.

Ihr Täubchen, o girret,
Ihr Lüftchen, o schwirret,
Daß keiner mein Liebchen,
Mein Liebchen entführt!



Translation(s): ENG ITA FRE DUT

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "The way to his sweetheart", copyright ©
    * ITA Italian (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Il cammino verso l'amata", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * FRE French (Guy Laffaille) , "Le chemin vers la bien-aimée", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * DUT Dutch [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Op weg naar zijn liefje", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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