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Der einsame Pfeifer

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich kam zu einer Wiese 
im roten Abendschein,
da tanzten ihrer Zweie, 
doch Einer saß allein.
Ein dunkler Hag'rer saß im Gras, 
der pfiff den Zwei'n
so sonderlichen Tanztakt. 
Er pfiff für sich, 
sie tanzten für sich, 
aber die Weise war Dreien gemein.
Sie klang so voll Schmerz und Sehnsucht 
ins ferne Abendrot hinein.

Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Peter Donderwinkel


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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English [singable] (John Bernhoff) , title 1: "The solitary piper"

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