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Wenn schon alle Vögel schweigen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wenn schon alle Vögel schweigen
In des Sommers schwülem Drang,
Sieht man, Lerche, dich noch steigen
Himmelwärts mit frischem Klang.

Wenn die Bäume all' verzagen
Und die Farben rings verglühn,
Tannbaum! deine Kronen ragen
Aus der Öde ewiggrün.

Darum halt nur fest die Treue!
Wird die Welt auch alt und bang:
Brich den Frühling an aufs neue,
Wunder thut ein rechter Klang!

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Note: title later changed to "Treue"

Submitted by Harry Joelson


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: 2011-03-04 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:15

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Word count: 62

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