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Gekommen ist der Maie

Language: German (Deutsch)

Gekommen ist der Maie,
Die Blumen und Bäume blühn,
Und durch die Himmelsbläue
Die [rosigen]1 Wolken ziehn.

Die [Nachtigallen]2 singen
Herab aus [der laubigen]3 Höh,
Die weißen Lämmer springen
Im weichen grünen Klee.

[Ich kann nicht singen und springen]4,
Ich liege krank im Gras;
Ich höre fernes Klingen,
Mir träumt, ich weiß nicht was.


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1 Curschmann: "ros'gen"
2 Curschmann: "lust'gen Vöglein"
3 Curschmann: "luftiger"
4 Curschmann: "Doch ich kann nicht springen und singen"

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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)

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  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Le mois de mai est arrivé", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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