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Tu' nicht so spröde, schönes Kind

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Azerbaijani (Azərbaycan dili)

Tu' nicht so spröde, schönes Kind,
wenn ich noch spät vorüber geh'
und fasse dein weiches Händchen lind,
und heimlich einen Kuß erfleh'.

Der dir so schöne Huldigung
gebracht in reinem Liebesschmuck,
der braucht wohl nicht Entschuldigung,
für einen Kuß und Händedruck.

Es wird ein jeder Kuß von dir
ein klingend Lied in meinem Mund,
und jeder Händedruck gibt mir
zu einem neuen Kusse Grund.

Translation(s): ENG FRE RUS

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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)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

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

  • ENG English [singable] (Constance Bache) (William Stigand, né Stigant) , "Be not so coy, beloved child"
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2003-11-13 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:59

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Ne sois pas si timide, belle enfant

Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)

Ne sois pas si timide, belle enfant,
Quand je vais encore tard devant toi,
Et que je touche tendrement ta douce main
Et que secrètement j'implore un baiser.

Celui par qui à toi un si bel hommage
A été apporté dans un tribut d'amour pur
N'a besoin d'aucune excuse
Pour un baiser et une main touchée.

Pour chaque baiser de toi
Résonne un chant dans ma bouche,
Et chaque pression de ta main me donne
Un motif pour un nouveau baiser.

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Text added to the website: 2016-02-15 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2016-02-15 15:56:41

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