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Language: German (Deutsch)

Man soll hören süßes Singen
In den Auen überall,
Lieblich hell Gesang erklingen
Voraus vor der Nachtigall!

Schauet auf den Anger breit,
Schauet an die lichte Heide,
Wie sie schon sich mit dem Kleide
Zu dem Maien hat bekleid't.

Mancherhande Blümelein
Lachen aus des Maien Tau
In der lichten Sonne Schein;
Schöne Zeit zu werter Schau!

Was soll trösten mir den Mut,
Da mich zwinget Herzensschwere,
Bei der ich viel gerne wäre,
Daß die ferne leben tut.

Translation(s): DUT

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Meilied", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:55
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