WARNING! Not everything on this website is public domain.
It is ILLEGAL to copy and distribute our copyright-protected material without permission.
And it is an EVEN WORSE OFFENSE to omit the names of authors / translators.

The Lied, Art Song, and Choral Texts Archive

Sehnsucht nach Ruhe

Language: German

Wundes Herz, hör auf zu klagen
Lege endlich dich zur Ruh;
Alle Stern am Himmel sagen
Dir ja Trost und Frieden zu!

Armes Herz, hör auf zu bangen,
Freuden hat das Leben viel;
Endlich wirst auch du gelangen
An das schöne, ferne Ziel.

Wundes Herz, hör auf zu sehnen,
Nimm , was dir die Stunde gibt,
Warum blickest du in Tränen
Nach der Zukunft tief betrübt?

Wildes Herz, hör auf zu schwärmen,
Gib nicht mehr den Schatten Raum;
Niemals wirst du dich erwärmen
An dem schnell entschwundenen Traum!


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

Text added to the website: 2011-08-06.

Notes about green, red, and white dots

Gentle Reminder
This is a personal project that I began in 1995. I receive no salary for my full-time work on it, and aside from ad revenue and copyright fees, the Archive is supported financially by fewer than 0.02% of our visitors. So if you found the information here useful, please consider making a donation. Your gift is greatly appreciated.
     - Emily Ezust
I also have a wishlist at Amazon.ca.

Search sheetmusicplus.com for Art song , Lieder, chansons, or works for solo voice

Browse imslp.org (Petrucci Music Library) for art songs or choral works