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Sehnsucht nach Ruhe

Language: German (Deutsch)

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 what "text verified" means can be found here.

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