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Language: German

Tiefstill die Nacht. Nur manchmal, halb im Traum,
hör ich ein Knistern an den weiten Wänden,
ein ruhlos Tasten hier und dort im Raum,
als wie von feinen, schlanken Frauenhänden.
Dann weiss ich es, was dir dein Traum gebracht:
du suchst nach mir, du kannst mich nicht vergessen,
du suchst und suchst die ganze lange Nacht
nach einem Glück, das du doch einst besessen.


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: 2008-08-29.

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