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Language: German (Deutsch)

Am Barbaratage holt' ich
Drei Zweiglein vom Kirschenbaum,
Die setzt ich in eine Schale:
Drei Wünsche sprach ich im Traum.

Der erste, daß einer mich werbe,
Der zweite, daß er noch jung,
Der dritte, daß er auch habe
Des Geldes wohl genung.

Weihnachten vor der Mette
Zwei Stöcklein nur blühten zur Frist; -
Ich weiß einen armen Gesellen,
Den nähm' ich wie er ist.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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: 2004-05-09T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2016-10-28T09:12:49
Line count: 12
Word count: 64

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