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Maienkätzchen, erster Gruß

Language: German (Deutsch)

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

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


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE NOR

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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


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Lentekatjes, eerste groet

Language: Dutch (Nederlands) after the German (Deutsch)

Lentekatjes, eerste groet,
Ik breek je af en steek je dan
Mooi op mijn oude hoed.
 
Lentekatjes, eerste groet,
Eens brak ik je en stak je dan
De liefste op haar hoed.


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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 ENG 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: 2014-03-25.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:31
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