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Ihr Vögel in den Zweigen schwank

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ihr Vögel in den Zweigen schwank,
Wie seid ihr froh und frisch und frank
Und trillert Morgenchöre.
Ich fühle mich im Herzen krank,
Wenn ich's von unten höre.

Ein Stündchen nur schleich' ich heraus
In euer ästig Sommerhaus
Und muss mich des beklagen;
Ihr lebet stets in Saus und Braus,
Seht's nachten hier und tagen.

Ihr sucht der Bäume grünes Dach,
Der Wiese Schmelz, den Kieselbach,
Ihr flieht vor Stadt and Mauer,
Und laßt die Menschen sagen ach,
In ihrem Vogelbauer.


Translation(s): DUT DUT ENG FRE

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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)

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

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Tinelot Wittermans) , "O vogels op je schommelende tak", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Tinelot Wittermans) , "In the wood", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Vous les oiseaux, dans le balancement des rameaux", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

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O vogels, die op takken wipt

Language: Dutch (Nederlands) after the German (Deutsch)

O vogels, die op takken wipt,
Zo fris en vrolijk hipt en tript
En kwettert ochtendkoren.
Ik voel mijzelf van binnen sip,
Als 'k jullie zang kan horen.
 
Een uurtje slechts sluip ik van huis,
Naar jullie takkenrijk zomerhuis
En moet mijzelf beklagen;
Je leeft altijd met veel gebruis,
Ziet 't duist'ren hier en dagen.
 
Je zoekt der bomen groene vlag,
Der weiden kleur, der beken slag,
Je vlucht voor stad en blokken,
En laat de mensen zeggen, ach,
Thuis in hun vogelhokken.


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Text added to the website: 2017-08-26.
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