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Das Vöglein hat ein schönes Loos

Language: German (Deutsch)

Das Vöglein hat ein schönes Loos
Im Wald,
Ihm bietet dort so Laub als Moos,
Im Sonnenschein, im Sturmgetos'
Den schönsten Aufenthalt.

Durch Zweige schlüpft es froh und frei
Dahin,
Und schleicht, im Rohr das Todesblei,
Ein Jäger noch so sacht herbei,
Husch, ist's im Dickicht d'rin'.

Nichts kennt das Vöglein sonst als Lust
Und Sang,
Und niemals ist die kleine Brust
Sich eines bitter'n Leid's bewußt,
Kein Kummer macht es bang'.

Ach könnt ich solch ein Vöglein seyn
Im Wald,
Wie schwände all' die Erdenpein,
Wie zöge Lust und Sonnenschein
In's Herz mir da so bald.


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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)


Text added to the website: 2011-02-08 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2015-04-30 18:37:04

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