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Drei scherzhafte Liedchen für 1 Singstimme und Pianofortebegleitung

Word count: 180

by (Karl) Georg Göhler (1874 - 1954)

French (Français) translation: Trois chansons facétieuses pour une voix et accompagnement de piano (Guy Laffaille)

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1. Polnisches Volkslied [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]

Language: German (Deutsch)

Translation(s): FRE

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  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Wenn die Linde blüht,
sind die jungen Gänschen da.
Wenn ich [dann]1 die jungen Gänschen hüt',
ist mein Liebster da.

Wenn [ich]2 dann mein lieber Liebster küßt,
gehn die Gänschen in die Saat hinein.
Wenn's der Bauer wüßt',
lieber Liebster laß das Küssen sein.


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1 omitted by Philipp.
2 Cramer, Reger: "mich"

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2. Mädchengeschichte [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]

Language: German (Deutsch)

Translation(s): CAT FRE

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Und der Nachbarssohn, der Ruprecht,
  Wie oft der des Tages kam;
Denn wir spielten ja im dunklen Hausflur
  Immer Braut und Bräutigam.

Und der grüne Puppenwagen,
  Der war unser grösstes Glück:
Unsre Kinder schliefen drinne,
  Unsre Kinder, meine Puppen - dreizehn Stück.


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3. Spinnerlied [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]

Language: German (Deutsch)

Translation(s): ENG FRE FRE

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  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Spinning Song", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Chant des fileuses", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Chant de la fileuse", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Spinn, spinn, meine liebe Tochter,
Ich kauf dir ein paar Schuh.
Ja, ja, meine liebe Mutter,
Auch Schnallen dazu;
Kann wahrlich nicht spinnen
Von wegen meinem Finger,
Meine Finger thun weh.

Spinn, spinn, meine liebe Tochter,
Ich kauf dir ein Paar Strümpf.
Ja, ja, meine liebe Mutter,
Schön Zwicklen darin;
Kann wahrlich nicht spinnen
Von wegen meinem Finger,
Meine Finger thun weh.

Spinn, spinn, meine liebe Tochter,
Ich kauf dir einen Mann.
Ja, ja, meine liebe Mutter,
Der steht mir wohl an;
Kann wahrlich gut spinnen,
Von all meinen Fingern
Thut keiner mir weh.


Confirmed with Des Knaben Wunderhorn. Alte deutsche Lieder gesammelt von L. A. v. Arnim und Clemens Brentano, dritter Band, Berlin: Expedition des v. Arnimschen Verlags, 1846, pages 41-42.

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