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Das Kind und die Lerche

Language: German (Deutsch)

Die liebe Lerche steigt empor,
Hoch in die Luft hinein,
Und schmettert hell ihr fröhlich Lied,
Das mag wohl Freude sein!
Und immer höher steigt sie noch,
Und singt aus voller Brust,
Bis in den Himmel hoch sie kommt
Voll Wonne und voll Lust!
Grüß mir den lieben, lieben Gott,
Du Lerche zart und klein,
Und sag' ihm doch, ich wollte auch
Sein frommes Kindlein sein.

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)

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