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Der gefiederte Bote

Language: German (Deutsch)

  Wandre nur immer,
Vöglein, in's Zimmer
Meiner entzückenden Braut;
Sing' ihr, o singe
Freundliche Dinge,
Wie sie mein Mund dir vertraut.

  Und wenn im Flaume
Ruhend, vom Traume
Röther die Wang' ihr entglüht:
O so empfange
Sie mit Gesange,
Sing' ihr ein liebliches Lied!

  Pick' ihr behende
Lippen und Hände,
Wenn sie das Futter dir giebt.
Und alle Tage
Sing' ihr und sage,
Wie sie der Bräutigam liebt.

Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with W. Gerhard's Gedichte, Erster Band, Leipzig: Verlag von Joh. Ambr. Barth., 1826, page 53

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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) , "The feathered messenger", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2010-10-26 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2018-01-28 18:43:16

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Word count: 69

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