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De Jäger

Language: Plattdeutsch

En Jäger gung to jagen ut,
He gung int gröne Holt;
En Blomstruß harr he an sin Hot,
En Fingerrink vun Gold.

Int Hus so grot, int Hus so stolt
Dar wahn en Dam so fin,
Se steek den Rink em an de Hand:
«Nu büst un blüfst du min!»

He gung un schot de Hasen dot,
He schot dat wille Reh.
Wat funn he dar int gröne Holt?
En Mäden oppe Knee.

De roden Eerdbein plück se af,
De grön de leet se stan.
«Kumm mit, kumm mit ut gröne Holt!
Min Jagen heff ik dan!

Wat schęr ik mi um Hus un Feld
Un Gold un Geld derbi!
De Leev is Allens op de Welt,
Un de is blot bi di

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

  • by A. Ahrenssen (b. 1834), "De Jäger", op. 17 (Vier plattdeutsche Lieder im Volkston für Männerchor aus dem Quickborn von Klaus Groth) no. 3, published 1887 [men's chorus a cappella], Altona : H. Hinz [
     text not verified 

Text added to the website: 2010-10-04.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:02
Line count: 20
Word count: 123

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