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Ich will ein Haus mir bauen

Language: German

Ich will ein Haus mir bauen,
Das soll von Seufzern sein;
Den Kalk mit Tränen lösch' ich,
Mit Tränenflut allein.

In's Haus will ich mich schließen,
So lange wohn' ich da,
Bis meine erste Liebe
Ich wiederkommen sah.

Und will in's Haus mich schließen,
Und klagen ungestört,
Will alle Sterne zählen,
Bis Er mir wiederkehrt.


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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)

Text added to the website: 2009-08-28.

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