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Ein Wiegenlied

Language: German (Deutsch)

Meine Mutter hat Gänse,
Fünf blaue,
Sechs graue;
Sind das nicht Gänse?

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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Gary Bachlund) , title 1: "A lullaby (to be sung by moonlight for well-read and sensitive people)", copyright © 2001, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2007-05-14.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:22
Line count: 4
Word count: 12

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A lullaby (to be sung by moonlight for well‑read and sensitive people)

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

My mother has geese,
five blue ones,
six gray ones;
aren't they geese?

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Text added to the website: 2009-03-11.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:10
Line count: 4
Word count: 13