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Til Majdag fører jeg hjem min Brud

Language: Danish (Dansk)

Til Majdag fører jeg hjem min Brud,
En Rosensblomme i Liljeskrud,
Spil Spillemænd, spil!
Den Dag skal Skoven ha' Grønt i sin Hat
Og Engen ha' Blomster i Barm.
Og fuld saa Maanen skal være den Nat,
Men Solen skal danse sig varm.
Og Gøgen skal kukke og Lykken os spaa
Og Finker skal fløjte og Drosler skal slaa,
Men Sorgen skal holde sig hjemme.
Til Majdag fører jeg hjem min Brud,
En Rosensblomme i Liljeskrud,
Spil Spillemænd, spil!


Translation(s): FRE GER

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  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title unknown, copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2007-08-17.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:26
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Meine Braut führ ich heim, wenn's wieder...

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Danish (Dansk)

Meine Braut führ ich heim, wenn's wieder erst mait,
Eine Rosenblüt' im Lilienkleid.
Spielt, Musikanten, spielt!
Dann prange der Wald mit dem Blütenreis
Und die [Wiese]1 in bunter Pracht,
Und die Sonne tanze [tagsüber sich]2 heiß,
Und voll sei der Mond zu Nacht.
Und der Kukuck soll rufen und Glück uns sagen,
Und die Finken pfeifen, die Drosseln schlagen,
Doch die Sorge, die bleibe daheim!


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Confirmed with Die Lyrik des Auslandes in neuerer Zeit, ed. Hans Bethge, Leipzig: Max Hesses Verlag, 1907, page 84
1 Zemlinsky: "Wiese"
2 Zemlinsky: "sich tagsüber"

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Text added to the website: 2003-12-29.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:02
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