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Schlaf, Kindlein, balde!

Language: German (Deutsch)

Schlaf, Kindlein, balde!
Die Vöglein fliegen im Walde, 
Sie fliegen [den]1 Wald wohl auf und nieder
Und bringen dem Kindlein [die Ruh bald]2 wieder!
[Schlaf Kindlein, schlaf!]3

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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1 Kahn: "im"
2 Kahn: "den Schlaf bald" ; Reger: "den Schlaf auch"
3 omitted by Kahn, Reger.

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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 (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Dors, petit enfant, vite !

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

Dors, petit enfant, vite !
Les petits oiseaux volent dans la forêt,
Ils volent dans la forêt en haut et en bas,
Et ils portent au petit enfant le repos vite à nouveau !
Dors, petit enfant, dors !

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Translation of title "Wiegenlied" = "Berceuse"


  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2016 by Guy Laffaille, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.


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Text added to the website: 2016-07-06.
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