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So singet und so springet

Language: German (Deutsch)

So singet und so springet,
Ihr kleinen Waldvöglein:
Ihr habt [eur]1 Lieb' gefunden,
Ihr mögt wol2 fröhlich sein.

Einsam in meiner Kammer
Halt [ich]3 stille Wacht.
Der Lenz ist gekommen,
Mir hat er nichts gebracht.

[Laß blühen]4 und verblühen
Den [rothen Rosenhag]5!
Was sollen mir alle Blumen,
Die ich nicht brechen mag?

Froh wär ich so gerne,
Ich weine nach der Lust,
[Mir]6 möchte zerspringen
Das [Herz]7 in der Brust.

Geschlagen ist mein Herze
In eiserne Bande drei:
Hätt ich ein Lieb gefunden,
Sie brächen all entzwei.

Translation(s): ENG
J. Lang sets stanzas 1-4

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1 Lang: "euer"
2 [sic]
3 Lang: "ich wohl"
4 Lang: "So blüh'n"
5 Lang: "holden Frühlingstag"
6 Lang: "Es"
7 Lang: "Herz mir"

Submitted by Sharon Krebs


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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    * ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "A young girl's suffering", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2006-11-21.

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