No need to sing the same notes that sound identic'ly
When we can all sing diff'rent notes that sound in harmony
The music can be richer whe there's diversity
So let's not sing the same notes, let's sing in harmony.
WIR PFLÜGEN (named after the incipit of Schulz’s original third stanza) was published anonymously in the Hanover collection Lieder für Volksschulen (1800). But it was credited to Johann A. P. Schulz in Lindner’s Berlin songbook Jungenfreund (1812). The harmonization by John B. Dykes (PHH 147)…