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Fliege, du Vögelein

Language: German (Deutsch)

Fliege, du Vöglein, ziehe nur hin!
Hast du doch Schwingen, darfst du doch zieh'n!
Rosen, die süssen, blüh'n ja nicht mehr;
Neue zu grüssen, flieg' über's Meer.

Fern über Wogen, wie du geahnt,
Bald ist erflogen schönerer Strand:
Perlenbetauet, liederbegrüsst,
Himmelumblauet, wellengeküsst.

Ach, wie so gerne, Vöglein mit dir
Weit in die Ferne zög' ich von hier!
Fliege, du Vöglein, ziehe nur hin!
Hast du doch Schwingen, darfst du doch zieh'n!

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)

Text added to the website: 2008-02-16.

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