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Nach Süden nun sich lenken

Language: German (Deutsch)

Nach [Süden]1 nun sich lenken
Die Vöglein allzumal,
Viel Wandrer lustig schwenken
Die Hüt' im Morgenstrahl.
Das sind die Herr'n Studenten,
Zum Tor hinaus es geht;
Auf ihren Instrumenten
Sie blasen zum Valet:
"Ade in die Läng' und Breite,
O Prag, wir ziehn in die Weite!
Et habeat bonam pacem,
Qui sedet post fornacem!"

Nachts wir durchs Städtlein schweifen,
Die Fenster schimmern weit.
Am Fenster drehn und schleifen
Viel schön geputzte Leut'.
Wir blasen vor den Türen
Und haben Durst genug,
Das kommt vom Musizieren!
"Herr Wirt, einen frischen trunk! Einen Trunk!"
Und siehe, über ein kleines
Mit einer Kanne Weines
Venit ex sua domo
Beatus ille homo.

Nun weht schon durch die Wälder
Der kalte Boreas,
Wir streichen durch die Felder,
Von Schnee und Regen naß;
Der Mantel fliegt im Winde,
Zerrissen sind die Schuh',
Da blasen wir geschwinde
Und singen noch dazu, noch dazu:
"Beatus ille homo,
Qui sedet in sua domo
Et sedet post fornacem
Et habet bonam pacem.

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1 Reiter: "dem Süden"; further changes may exist not shown above.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website: 2004-04-03 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2018-12-30 23:00:01

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Word count: 162

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