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Viel Glück zur Reise, Schwalben!

Language: German (Deutsch)

Viel Glück zur Reise, Schwalben!
Ihr eilt, ein langer Zug,
Zum schönen warmen Süden
In frohem kühnen Flug.

Gern möchte wohl die Reise
Ich einmal tun mit euch,
Zu seh'n die tausend Wunder,
Die darbeut jedes Reich.

Doch immer käm ich wieder,
Wie schön auch jedes Land,
Und reich an Wundern wäre,
Zurück in's Vaterland.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE FRE

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Note: at the top of the Schumann score is the following text: "Obwohl deutscher Herkunft, und in deutscher Sprache wie ihrer Muttersprache dichtend, ist die Dichterin eine warme Patriotin ; an unzähligen Stellen preist sie die Schönheiten des nordischen Himmels. Das folgende Gedicht ist ein Beleg dazu."

Submitted by Ted Perry

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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)

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Geluk bij 't reizen, zwaluwen!", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , no title, copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Bonne chance pour votre voyage, hirondelles !", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Stéphane Goldet) (Pierre de Rosamel) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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