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Es steht eine Mühle im Wiesengrund

Language: German (Deutsch)

Es steht eine Mühle im Wiesengrund
Die Räder drehen sich Stund' um Stund'
    Rundum, rundum, rundum.
Das klippert und klappert immer zu,
Der Müller hat nicht Rast noch Ruh'!
 
Er schüttet das Korn und den Weizen hinein,
Die Steine mahlen es trefflich klein
    Rundum, rundum, rundum.
Der allerbeste Müllergesell'
Das ist das Bächlein klar und hell.
 
Das muß bei Nacht und Tage geh'n
Und immerfort das Rädlein dreh'n
    Rundum, rundum, rundum.
Und wenn es nicht so fleißig wär',
So ging die Mühle nimmermehr.
 
Den Müller drücket der Sack oft schwer, --
Das Bächlein ruhet doch nimmermehr;
    Rundum, rundum, rundum, --
So dreht es das Rädlein fort und fort
Wohl in der Klapper-Mühle dort.


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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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