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Das Band ich riß, die Kett' ich brach

Language: German (Deutsch)

Das Band ich riß, die Kett' ich brach,
Ich floh und war schon über Berg und Hügel:
Da kam von dir ein Blick mir nach,
Und um den Nacken warf er mir den Zügel.
Er brachte mich zurück zu dir;
Du sprachest: Was entflohst du mir?
Und weißt doch, meine Boten haben Flügel.

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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)

  • by Julius Kniese (1848 - 1905), "Das Band ich riss, die Kett' ich brach", op. 12 (Fünf Lieder für 1 mittlere Stimme und Pianoforte) no. 3, published 1900 [medium voice and piano], Berlin, Fürstner [
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