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Die Aufgeregten

Language: German (Deutsch)

Welche tiefbewegten Lebensläufchen,
Welche Leidenschaft, welch wilder Schmerz!
Eine Bachwelle und ein Sandhäufchen
Brachen gegenseitig sich das Herz!

Eine Biene summte hohl und stieß
Ihren Stachel in ein Rosendüftchen,
Und ein holder Schmetterling zerriß
Den azurnen Frack im Sturm der Mailüftchen!

Und die Blume schloß ihr Heiligtümchen
Sterbend über dem verspritzten Tau!
Welche tiefbewegten Lebensläufchen,
Welche Leidenschaft, welch wilder Schmerz!


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

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