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Der lustige Musikant

Language: German (Deutsch)

   Was ist das für ein Musikant,
Er ist in jedem Dorf bekannt,
Er hat ein graues Röcklein an
Und musiziert, so gut er kann?
   Sitzt morgens auf dem Scheuerdach
Und macht die Schläfer alle wach,
Bläst unverdrossen, ohne Ruh
Sein lustig Stücklein immerzu?
   Herr Spatz, Herr Spatz ist er benannt,
Der wohlbekannte Musikant;
Zwilch! zwilch! so lautet spät und früh
Die alte Spatzenmelodie.

Confirmed with Mustergedichte zum Schulgebrauch, ausgewählt von Karl Hessel, II. Teil, Zweite umgearbeitete Auflage, Bonn: Eduward Weber’s Verlag (Julius Flittner), 1897, pages 6-7

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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

Text added to the website: 2016-04-12 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2016-04-12 16:50:46

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