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Vom dankbaren Vöglein

Language: German (Deutsch)

Das Vöglein in den Zweigen
Singt laut aus voller Brust;
Es kann ja nicht verschweigen
Des kleinen Herzens Lust!
     Es klingt und singt
     Mit lautem Klang;
     Zum Himmel dringt
     Sein froher Sang!
 
Es singt von Gottes Treue,
Es singt von Gottes Gnad',
Die heute sich aufs Neue
An ihm bewiesen hat.
     Es klingt und singt
     Mit lautem Klang;
     Zum Himmel dringt
     Sein froher Sang!
 
Es singt von Gottes Güte,
Dankt für die Morgenluft,
Für Sonnenschein und Blüte,
Für Sang und Klang und Duft.
     Es klingt und singt
     Mit lautem Klang;
     Zum Himmel dringt
     Sein froher Sang!
 
O Vöglein in den Zweigen,
Wär' fromm ich, wie du bist:
Ich dürfte nimmer schweigen,
Weil Gott so gütig ist!
     Mein Herz, o sing
     Mit lautem Klang;
     Zum Himmel dring
     Auch dein Gesang! --


Confirmed with Kinder-Lieder von G. Ch. Dieffenbach, Mainz: Verlag von C.G. Kunze, 1854, pages 55-56


Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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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)


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