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Frau Nachtigall

Language: German (Deutsch)

Frau Nachtigall, kleins Waldvöglein,
Flieg [durch den]1 Sonnenstrahl,
Und sing recht in die Welt [hinein]2
Ein Lied vom Schwarzathal!
Und grüßen sollst du von mir schön
Gar manches liebe Herz,
Und denken soll's an jene Höh'n,
An Wanderlust und Scherz.

Frau Nachtigall, nun flieg hinaus
Und gelt, verstehst mich schon,
Richt [gar]3 den Gruß recht lustig aus,
So recht im Wanderton!
Die Zeit ist hin, der Duft entfloh,
Der bunte Strauß ist fahl,
Im Herzen aber klinget froh
Das Lied vom Schwarzathal.

Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with Otto Roquette, Liederbuch, Stuttgart und Tübingen: J.G. Cotta’scher Verlag, 1852, pages 88-89

1 Abt: "hoch zum"
2 Abt: "hinaus"
3 Abt: "ja"

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Madame Nightingale", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2008-02-16.
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