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Mein Lieb ist ein Jäger, und grün ist...

Language: German (Deutsch)

Mein Lieb ist ein Jäger, und grün ist sein Kleid,
Und blau ist sein Auge, nur sein Herz ist zu weit.

Mein Lieb ist ein Jäger, trifft immer ins Ziel,
Und Mädchen berückt er, so viel er nur will.

Mein Lieb ist ein Jäger, kennt Wege und Spur,
Zu mir aber kommt er durch die Kirchtüre nur!


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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)

  • by Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897), "Der Jäger", op. 95 (Sieben Lieder für 1 hohe Stimme -- für 1 tiefe Stimme mit Pianoforte) no. 4 (1884?), published 1884 [high voice or low voice and piano], Berlin, Simrock [
     text verified 1 time
    ]

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "The hunter", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Le chasseur", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "De jager", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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