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Marschieren

Language: German (Deutsch)

Jetzt hab ich schon zwei Jahre lang
In der verdammten Ki, Ko, Ka, 
In der Kasern gelegen.
Nun schlage doch der Teufel drein, 
Kasernsoldat will ich nicht sein!
Refrain
 Korporal, Sergeant,
 Hauptmann, Oberstleutnant,
 Wir Soldaten wollen marschieren.

Es wird uns ja die Zeit so lang
In der verdammten Ki, Ko, Ka,
In der Kasern zu liegen.
Des Abends, schon um halber neuen,
Da ist mein Mädel ganz allein.

Ich stieg wohl aus dem Fenster naus,
Aus der verdammten Ki, Ko, Ka, 
Aus der Kasern zu kommen.
Zu meinem Schatz wollt ich die Nacht,
Sie haben mich auf die Wach gebracht.

Die Trommeln drummen: Kamrad, kumm!
Aus der verdammten Ki, Ko, Ka, 
Aus der Kasern zu ziehen.
Hurra! Soldaten ziehn ins Feld, 
Soldaten gehört die ganze Welt!

Nun lebe wohl, du Teufelshaus,
Ei du verdammte Ki, Ko, Ka, 
Kasern, die Fahnen wehen.
Wir ziehn zur Schlacht mit frohem Sinn,
Mein Schatz ist Marketenderin.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Linda Godry) , title 1: "Marching", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "En marchant", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Marcheren", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2005-08-29.
Last modified: 2015-07-07 17:27:56
Line count: 29
Word count: 152

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Marcheren

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

Nu heb ik al twee jaren lang
In die verdomde ki, ko, ka,
Kazerne toch gelegen.
De duivel wordt maar kapucijn,
Kazernepik wil ik niet zijn!
Refrein
 Korporaal, sergeant,
 Vaandrig1, eerste luitenant,
 Wij soldaten willen marcheren!
 
Het valt ons zo ontzettend lang
In die verdomde ki, ko, ka,
Kazerne 't uit te houden.
En 's avonds kort na acht meteen,
Dan zit mijn meidje heel alleen.
 
Ik klom al door het vensterraam,
Om die verdomde ki, ko, ka,
Kazerne uit te komen.
Ik wilde naar mijn schat die nacht;
Ze zetten mij weer gewoon op wacht.
 
De trommels dreunen: kameraad, kom
Uit die verdomde ki, ko, ka,
Kazerne toch gekropen.
Hoera! Soldaten gaan ten strijd,
Soldaten behoort de wereld wijd!
 
Nu dus vaarwel, jij duivelshuis,
Hee, jij verdomde ki, ko, ka,
Kazerne, vaandels waaien.
Wij gaan naar 't slagveld, trarara!
Mijn schat is marketenster, ja!


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1 Eigenlijk 'kapitein': 'vaandrig' vanwege de klemtoon.

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Text added to the website: 2015-07-07.
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Word count: 145