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Es erklingen alle Bäume

Language: German (Deutsch)

Es erklingen alle Bäume,
Und es singen alle Nester -
Wer ist der Kapellenmeister
In dem grünen Waldorchester?

Ist es dort der graue Kiebitz,
Der beständig nickt so wichtig?
Oder der Pedant, der dorten
Immer kuckuckt, zeitmaßrichtig?

Ist es jener Storch, der ernsthaft,
Und als ob er dirigieret,
Mit dem langen Streckbein klappert,
Während alles musizieret?

Nein, in meinem eignen Herzen
Sitzt des Walds Kapellenmeister,
Und ich fühl, wie er den Takt schlägt,
Und ich glaube, Amor heißt er.

Translation(s): ENG ENG FRE HUN

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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)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

  • Also set in English, a translation by Hal Draper FRE HUN by John Craig Cooper.
  • Also set in English, a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist FRE HUN by James Maclaren Gullan.
  • Also set in Hungarian (Magyar), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist FRE ENG ENG by Pongrác Kacsóh.

Other available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Tous les arbres résonnent", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2008-04-11.
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