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Language: German (Deutsch)

    Volksmelodie: Ein Käfer auf dem Zaune saß etc.

  Ein Maler vor dem Zaune saß,
Studirt daran ohn' Unterlaß!
          Ja, ja!
   Daran studirt er sieben Tag',
Das man sich schier verwundern mag.
          Ja, ja!
   "Gebt mir das Bild, Herr Maler!
Ich habe noch sechs Thaler."
          Ja, ja!
   I, daß ich doch ein Narre war'!
Das liebe Bild geb' ich nicht her.
          Ja, ja!
   Nun wollt ihr gerne sehen,
Was auf dem Bild thät stehen?
          Ja, ja!
   Das Erste war ein Holunderbaum,
Das Zweite war des Nachbars Zaun,
          Ja, ja!
   Der hatt' ne große Fugen,
Dadurch man konnte lugen,
          Ja, ja!
   Das Dritte war'n zwei Aeugelein,
Die lugten durch so hübsch und fein. -
          Ja, ja!
   Da sprang der Maler über den Zaun;
Die Augen sind nicht mehr zu schaun.
          Ja, ja!

Submitted by Harry Joelson


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: 2009-03-30 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:20

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