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Punschlied

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wer nicht, wenn warm von Hand zu Hand
der Punsch im Kreise geht,
der Freude voll're Lust empfand,
der schleiche schnell hinweg.
Wir trinken alle hocherfreut,
so lang uns Punsch die Kumme1 beut.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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1 Kumme = container

Submitted by Peter Brixius

Authorship


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 (Evan Fein) , title 1: "Punch song", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Fran├žais) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Chanson du punch", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Punchlied", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2008-05-29.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:32
Line count: 6
Word count: 33

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Punch song

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

He who fails, when punch goes 'round
the room from friend to friend,
to find his troubles all have drowned,
shall meet a bitter end.
We'll surely stay a merry bunch
as long as our cups stay full of punch.


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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © 2009 by Evan Fein, (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: 2009-09-21.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:22
Line count: 6
Word count: 40