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Eine kleine Geige möcht' ich haben

Language: German (Deutsch)

Eine kleine Geige möcht' ich haben,
Eine kleine Geige hätt' ich gern !
Alle Tage spielt ich mir
Zwei, drei Stücken oder vier,
Und sänge und spränge 
Gar lustig herum.
Didel didel didel dum dum dum!
Didel didel didel dum!

Eine kleine Geige klingt gar lieblich,
Eine kleine Geige klingt gar schön !
Nachbars Hans und unser Spitz
Kämen alle wie der Blitz:
Und sängen und sprängen
[Mit mir auch herum]1.
Didel didel didel dum dum dum!
Didel didel didel dum!


Translation(s): ENG

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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) , "Only a little violin", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2007-08-19.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:27
Line count: 16
Word count: 81

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