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De ol Wichel

Language: Plattdeutsch

Denn klopp man ant Finster,
Denn klopp du man sacht,
Dat Dörp liggt to slapen
Un still is de Nacht.

Denn klopp man ant Finster,
Man sacht anne Rut,
Ik hör di int Slapen,
So kam ik herut.

De Garn is so ruhi,
De Maan is so blank,
Kumm sacht, kumm vunnacht,
Kumm de Stig man hentlank!

Dar steit de ol Wichel,
Darünner de Steen,
Un beid wüllt wi sitten,
Nan Heben rop sehn.

Un beid wüllt wi snacken
So heemli, so sacht,
Un nümms schall dat weten,
As Maan un de Nacht.

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)

Text added to the website: 2009-11-14 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:27

Line count: 20
Word count: 93

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