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Alle Blumen möcht' ich binden

Language: German (Deutsch)

Alle Blumen möcht' ich binden,
Alle dir in einen Strauß
Und mit Kränzen dich umwinden,
Daß du lachend säh'st heraus.

Alle Vögel möcht' ich fangen,
Alle dir nach meinem Sinn,
Wenn sie in den Zweigen sangen,
Wies ich stets zu dir sie hin.

Alle Schätze möcht' ich heben,
Alle aus der Tiefe Schoß,
Daß ich dir sie könnte geben
Und du würdest reich und groß.

Ach! was kann ich, und was hab' ich!
Bin ich doch so arm wie du,
Was ich hatte, ach! das gab ich,
Und mich selbst, mich selbst dazu.

Translation(s): ENG

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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):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2010-02-24 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:31

Line count: 16
Word count: 93

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