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Language: German (Deutsch)

Hoch im blauen Himmelsrund  
Laut die Lerche singt, 
Was bei Nacht vom Blumenmund 
Auf den Wiesen klingt.  

Was sie sprach, die Elfenschaar, 
Die im Tanz sich schwang, 
Jubelnd macht es offenbar   
Froher Lerchen Sang.  

Weiße Wolke lauscht dem Lied, 
Lauscht der Melodei, 
Und die weiße Wolke zieht 
Langsam nur vorbei; 

Und der Wandrer unten geht 
Langsam nur vorbei.  --  
Singe, singe, Lenzprophet, 
Deine Melodei!  

Confirmed with Gedichte, zweite, stark vermehrte Auflage, Breslau: Eduard Trewendt, 1858. Appears in Natur, pages 281 - 282.

Submitted by Melanie Trumbull and Paul Ezust [Guest Editor]


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: 2019-06-11 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2019-06-12 10:55:13

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