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In dem Walde süße Töne

Language: German (Deutsch)

In dem Walde süße Töne
Singen kleine Vögelein;
An der Haide blühen schöne
Blumen in des Maien Schein.
Also blüht mein hoher Muth,
Wenn er denkt an ihre Güte,
Die mir reich macht mein Gemüthe
Wie der Traum dem Armen thut.
Hoffnung hat auf hohe Dinge
Die Erwartung mir gestellt,
Daß mir noch an ihr gelinge,
Süßes Loos mir einst noch fällt.
Der Erwartung freu' ich mich:
Gebe Gott, daß ich's beende,
Daß sie mir den Wahn nicht wende,
Der mich freut so inniglich.

Translation(s): DUT ENG

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F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy sets lines 1-8

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Confirmed with Lesebuch zur Geschichte der deutschen Literatur alter und neuer Zeit, ed. Georg Weber, Dritte veränderter und erweiterte Auflage, Leipzig: Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann, 1870, pages 60-61.

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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) (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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