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Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich schweb' empor wohl über das Feld,
Tirili, tirili.
Tief unten schlummert noch die Welt,
Tirili, tirili.
Da hör' ich die Glocken nah und fern,
Das Dorf vom Schlaf ersteht,
Da trag' ich fröhlich auf zum Herrn
Der Leute Frühgebet.
Tirili, tirili.

Der Bauer kommt und streut die Saat,
Tirili, tirili.
Behüt' sie Gott mit Deiner Gnad',
Tirili, tirili.
Er pflegt die Saat und hegt sie fromm
Mit saurem Schweiss und Müh',
Drum ruf' ich freundlich ihm Willkomm,
Wenn ich ihn schaue früh.
Tirili, tirili.

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [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: 2013-06-22 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:14

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Word count: 85

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