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Language: German (Deutsch)

Der Sonntag ist gekommen,
Ein Sträußchen auf dem Hut;
Sein Aug ist mild und heiter,
Er meint's mit allen gut.

Er steiget auf die Berge,
Er wandelt durch das Tal,
Er ladet zum Gebete
Die Menschen allzumal.

Und wie in schönen Kleidern
Nun pranget jung und alt,
Hat er für sie geschmücket
[Die Flur und auch den Wald]1.

Und wie er allen Freude
Und [Frieden]2 bringt und Ruh,
So [ruf auch du nun]3 jedem
["Gott grüß dich" freundlich zu.]4

Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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1 Dresel: "Die Fluren und den Wald"
2 Dresel: "Friede"
3 Dresel: "ruf' nun du auch"
4 Schumann inserts a repetition of the last verse.

Submitted by Margo Briessinck


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

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Zondag", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Sunday", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Dimanche", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:34
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Word count: 79

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Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)

Dimanche est arrivé,
Un petit bouquet sur son chapeau ;
Son œil est doux et gai,
Il est plein de bonnes intentions.

Il grimpe sur les montagnes,
Il se promène dans les vallées,
Il invite à prier
Les gens partout.

Et comme dans de beaux habits
Maintenant font parade jeunes et vieux,
Il a décoré pour eux
Les prairies et les forêts.

Et comme à tous joie
Et paix et repos il apporte,
Aussi maintenant tu entonnes un
« Dieu vous bénisse » amicalement.

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Text added to the website: 2013-12-13.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:26
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Word count: 84