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Nie werden Trauben süss und schwer

Language: German (Deutsch)

Nie werden Trauben süss und schwer
An Haselbüschen reifen,
Der Distelfink lernt nimmermehr
Wie eine Drossel pfeifen.

Sehnsüchtig klagt im Hollerstrauch
Das Nachtigallenmännchen,
Ich singe nach Vagantenbrauch
Beim Klapp der Deckelkännchen.

Der feilt an einer Elegie,
Der schmiedet eine Fabel,
Ich singe in die Winde, wie
Gewachsen mir der Schnabel.

Ich hab's gelernt im grünen Wald
Beim Rauschen alter Föhren,
Und wem mein Singsang nicht gefallt,
Der braucht nicht zuzuhören.

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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: 2011-08-17 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:31

Line count: 16
Word count: 70

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