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Vom armen Häslein

Language: German (Deutsch)

Sitzt ein Häslein in dem Kraut,
Jäger kommt gegangen,
Spricht, da er das Häslein schaut:
"Wart', dich will ich fangen!"
Häslein wird vor Schrecken blaß,
Wackelt mit den Ohren;--
Häslein lauf, es ist kein Spaß,
Sonst bist du verloren!
Häslein läuft so schnell es kann,
Will kein Kraut mehr haben;
Jäger legt die Flinte an,--
Pautz! Da liegt’s im Graben!
Ach, es fließt sein Blut so rot
Auf das grüne Gräslein
Und das Häslein ist nun tot,--
Armes kleines Häslein!
Häslein frißt kein Kräutlein mehr,
Tut auch keinen Schaden,
Springt nicht lustig hin und her,--
Nun wird es gebraten!

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)

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