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Vög'lein dort im klaren Blauen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Vög'lein dort im klaren Blauen,
Zeigt mir an
Rechte Bahn,
Wo sie führt zu meiner Frauen!
Ach, ihr fliegt so kreuz und quer
Irr umher.
Habt sie selbst noch nicht gefunden;
Bang' im Leid
Unterm bunten Federkleid
Tragt auch ihr der Sehnsucht Wunden.

Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with Der Zauberring. Ein Ritterroman von Friedrich Baron de La Motte Fouqué, Erster Theil, Braunschweig: C.A. Schwetschke und Sohn (M. Bruhn), 1865, page 137

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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

  • by Moritz Hauptmann (1792 - 1868), "Vöglein dort im klaren Blauen", op. 1 (Sechs deutsche Lieder) no. 1, published 1844 [voice and piano], Leipzig, Peters (Neue Auflage) [
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Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "Little birds in the clear blue heights", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2015-11-26.
Last modified: 2015-11-26 08:27:35
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