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Blindekuh

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Italian (Italiano)

Im Finstern geh' ich suchen,
Mein Kind, wo steckst du wohl?
Ach, sie versteckt sich immer,
Daß ich verschmachten soll!

Im Finstern geh' ich suchen,
Mein Kind, wo steckst du wohl?
Ich, der den Ort nicht finde,
Ich irr' im Kreis umher!

Wer um dich stirbt,
Der hat keine Ruh'!
Kindchen erbarm dich,
Und komm herzu! 
Ja, komm herzu,
Herzu, herzu!


Translation(s): DUT ENG FIN FRE

List of language codes

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

Authorship


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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):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Blindemannetje", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Blind man's bluff", copyright ©
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Milla Valkeasuo) , "Sokkoleikki", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Colin-maillard", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:37

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Word count: 61

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Sokkoleikki

Language: Finnish (Suomi) after the German (Deutsch)

Pimeydessä käyn etsimään,
lapseni, minne piilouduit?
Voi, hän aina piileskelee,
ja minä joudun kärsimään!

Pimeydessä käyn etsimään,
lapseni, minne piilouduit?
Minä joka en löydä paikkaa,
harhailen vain ympyrää!

Hän joka kuolee vuoksesi,
hän ei saa rauhaa.
Lapsi, sääli minua
ja tule tänne!
Kyllä, tule tänne,
tänne, tänne!


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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Finnish (Suomi) copyright © 2008 by Milla Valkeasuo, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you must ask the copyright-holder(s) directly for permission. If you receive no response, you must consider it a refusal.

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Text added to the website: 2008-05-15 00:00:00.

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