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Spinn, spinn, meine liebe Tochter

Language: German (Deutsch)

Spinn, spinn, meine liebe Tochter,
Ich kauf dir ein paar Schuh.
Ja, ja, meine liebe Mutter,
Auch Schnallen dazu;
Kann wahrlich nicht spinnen
Von wegen meinem Finger,
Meine Finger thun weh.

Spinn, spinn, meine liebe Tochter,
Ich kauf dir ein Paar Strümpf.
Ja, ja, meine liebe Mutter,
Schön Zwicklen darin;
Kann wahrlich nicht spinnen
Von wegen meinem Finger,
Meine Finger thun weh.

Spinn, spinn, meine liebe Tochter,
Ich kauf dir einen Mann.
Ja, ja, meine liebe Mutter,
Der steht mir wohl an;
Kann wahrlich gut spinnen,
Von all meinen Fingern
Thut keiner mir weh.


Translation(s): ENG FRE FRE

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Confirmed with Des Knaben Wunderhorn. Alte deutsche Lieder gesammelt von L. A. v. Arnim und Clemens Brentano, dritter Band, Berlin: Expedition des v. Arnimschen Verlags, 1846, pages 41-42.

Submitted by Harry Joelson

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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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Spinning Song", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Chant des fileuses", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Chant de la fileuse", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2007-07-06 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:25

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