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Bei Wöbbelin, im freien Feld

Language: German (Deutsch)

Bei Wöbbelin, im freien Feld,
Auf Mecklenburger Grunde,
Da ruht ein jugendlicher Held
An seiner Todeswunde,
Er war mit Lützow's wilder Jagd
Wohl in die Schlacht gezogen:
Da hat er frisch und unverzagt
Die Freiheit eingesogen.

Was ihm erfüllt die Heldenbrust,
Er hat es uns gesungen,
Daß Todesmuth und Siegeslust
In unser Herz gedrungen.
Und wo er sang zu seinem Troß,
Zu seinen schwarzen Rittern,
Das Volk stand auf, der Sturm brach los
In tausend Ungewittern.

So ist die Leyer und das Schwert
Bekränzt mit grünen Eichen,
Dem Krieger, wie dem Sänger, werth,
Ein theures Siegeszeichen.
Wo unser frisches Lied erklingt,
Wo wir die Hüte schwenken,
Und wo die Eisenbraut uns blinkt,
Wir werden dein gedenken.

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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)

Text added to the website: 2011-07-11 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:28

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Word count: 116

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