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Mein Kopf ist wie ein Taubenschlag

Language: German (Deutsch)

Mein Kopf ist wie ein Taubenschlag,
Das macht mir große Pein:
Da stiegt es all den lieben Tag
Mit Mädchen aus und ein.

Des Menschen Aug' ist leicht verführt, 
Und nicht zu sehn, ist schwer: 
Kaum hat die Schöne mich gerührt,
Kommt schon die Schönre her.

Die Mädchen sind auch gar zu nett,
Und sind auch ohne Zahl:
Ich nähm', wenn ich die Auswahl hätt',
Sie lieber allzumal.

Was thun? Es ist ein harter Schluß,
Ein Kutscher find't sich drein:
Mein Herz, das ist ein Omnibus --
Ihr Mädchen! steiget ein!

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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)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

  • Also set in German (Deutsch), adapted by Adolf Wernicke [an adaptation] ; composed by Julie Sophie Marie Agathe von Pfeilschifter.

Text added to the website: 2009-09-22 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:22

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Word count: 90

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