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Es tönet über das weite Feld

Language: German (Deutsch)

Es tönet über das weite Feld
ein liebliches Glockengeläute;
wie ist so ruhig heut' die Welt,
so sonnig und wonnig heute.
Die Hirten neben der Herde ruh'n,
die Herden ruh'n auf der Weide;
die Bauern ziehen zur Kirche nun
im stattlichen Sonntagskleide.

Es ist, als sängen die Vögel auch heut'
schöner als andere Tage,
als dufteten heut' mit stärkerem Hauch
die Blumen im Feld und Hage.
Und Orgelklänge tönen von fern,
von Morgenlüften gehoben
und Alles betet: wir loben den Herrn,
und wollen ihn ewig loben.

Submitted by Bertram Kottmann


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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