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So will ich frisch und fröhlich sein

Language: German (Deutsch)

So will ich frisch und fröhlich sein,
ich hoff' mir soll's gelingen
zu Dienst der Allerliebsten mein
will ich jetzt fröhlich singen;
mein Herz das ist in Freuden ganz,
wenn ich sie an tu' blicken,
sie leuchtet als der Sonne Glanz,
möcht' mit ihr tanzen einen Tanz,
mein Herz mit ihr'm verstricken.

Jetztund zu dieser Maienzeit
tut sich herzlich erfreuen
manch Blümlein auf der Heiden breit,
Trauern will ich auch scheuen
und freu'n der Allerliebsten mein,
der ich mich hab' ergeben,
in ihrem Dienst fast emsig sein,
ich hoff' sie wird noch eigen mein,
im Tod und auch im Leben.

Zartwunnigliches Jungfräulein,
Lasst mich der Treu geniessen,
Eur steter Diener will ich sein,
Euch in mein Herz verschliessen;
Mein G'blüt vor Freuden allzeit wacht,
Dazu mein G'müt und Sinne,
Mein Herz nach euch in Ehren tracht,
Ade, zu tausend gute Nacht,
Ihr seid mein' Kaiserinne.

Translation(s): DUT 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) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Ik wil dus blij en vrolijk zijn", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Je veux être vif et joyeux", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

Last modified: 2015-06-19 13:53:48

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