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Wittewoll schlafen?

Language: German (Deutsch)

Auf der Leine, auf grünem Platz,
Hängen sieben Hemdchen und ein Latz. 
In der Ecke, wo's Spinnchen spinnt,
Liegt mit großen Augen mein Kind. 
Wittewoll schlafen? Wittewoll schlafen?

Henne macht sich ein Bett im Sand,
Fliege träumt an der Mauerwand,
Schmetterling sitzt in der Mittagsruh,
Schaukelt die Flügel auf und zu. 
Wittewoll schlafen? Wittewoll schlafen?

Suselesu, der Sonnenwind
Bläst in die Augen dem müden Kind;
Blinzeln noch will es, Spinnchen hält
Den bunten Schleier vor die Welt. 
Wittewoll schlafen? Wittewoll schlafen?

Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English [singable] (Addie Funk) , title 1: "Will-oo-not Sleep?"

Text added to the website: 2008-06-29.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:45
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