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Warnung

Language: German (Deutsch)

Es geht der Tag zur Neige,
Der Licht und Freiheit bot,
O schweige, Vöglein, schweige,
Du singst dich in den Tod;

Die Winde nächtlich rauschen,
Die Blätter zittern bang,
Den Feinden, die drin lauschen,
Verräth dich dein Gesang;

Gluthäugig durch's Gezweige
Der finstre Schuhu droht:
O schweige, Vöglein, schweige,
Du singst dich in den Tod!


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Gustav Pfarrius, Die Waldlieder, Köln: Verlag der M. DuMont-Schonberg'schen Buchhandlung, 1850, pagev49


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

Authorship

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) , "Waarschuwing", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Warning", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Avertissement", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2017-04-29 09:51:31

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