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Maienkätzchen, erster Gruß

Language: German (Deutsch)

Maienkätzchen, erster Gruß,
Ich breche [euch]1 und stecke [euch]1
An meinen alten Hut.

Maienkätzchen, erster Gruß,
Einst brach ich [euch]1 und steckte [euch]1
Der Liebsten an den Hut.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE NOR

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1 Pfitzner: "dich"

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Catkins, first greeting", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Profonde nostalgie", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • NOR Norwegian (Bokmål) (Marianne Beate Kielland) , "Dyp lengsel", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:39

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Word count: 28

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Catkins, first greeting

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

 Catkins, first greeting;
 I break you off and stick you
 in my old hat.

 Catkins, first greeting,
 Once I broke you off and stuck you
 in my sweetheart's hat.


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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Detlev von Liliencron (1844 - 1909), "Tiefe Sehnsucht", appears in Adjudantenritte, in Liebeslied, no. 5 DUT FRE NOR
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Alban Maria Johannes Berg, Johannes Brahms, Hans Hermann, Hans Erich Pfitzner, Oskar C. Posa, né Oskar Posamentir, Alexander Zemlinsky. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:39

Line count: 6
Word count: 30