Die Nacht

by Franz Schubert

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Die Nacht
German source: Friedrich Adolf Krummacher

Wie schön bist du,
Freundliche Stille, himmlische Ruh! -
Sehet, wie die klaren Sterne
Wandeln in des Himmels Auen,
Und auf uns hernieder schauen,
Schweigend aus der blauen Ferne.

Wie schön bist du,
Freundliche Stille, himmlische Ruh! -
Schweigend naht des Lenzes Milde
Sich der Erde weichem Schooß,
Kränzt den Silberquell mit Moos,
Und mit Blumen die Gefilde.


Franz Schubert

Franz Peter Schubert was an late Classical and early Romantic composer. He produced a vast oeuvre during his short life, composing more the 600 vocal works (largely Lieder), and well as several symphonies, operas, and a large body of piano music. He…


Friedrich Adolf Krummacher

Friedrich Adolf Krummacher (13 July 1767-14 April 1845) was a German Reformed theologian and a writer of devotional poetry and prose.

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