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An die Waldvögel

Language: German (Deutsch)

Konnt mich auch sonst mit schwingen
Übers grüne Revier,
Hatt ein Herze zum Singen
Und Flügel wie ihr.

Flog über die Felder,
Da blüht es wie Schnee,
Und herauf durch die Wälder
[Spiegelt]1 die See.

Ein Schiff sah ich gehen
Fort über das Meer,
Meinen Liebsten drin stehen, -
Dacht meiner nicht mehr.

Und die Segel verzogen,
Und es dämmert das Feld,
Und ich hab mich verflogen
In der weiten, weiten Welt.

View original text (without footnotes)
First published 1839.
1 Grimm: "Der spiegelt"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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: 2008-06-29 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:45

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