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Die Lehre

Language: German (Deutsch)

Mutter zum Bienelein:
"Hüt dich vor Kerzenschein!"
Doch was die Mutter spricht,
Bienelein achtet nicht;

Schwirret ums Licht herum,
Schwirret mit Sum-sum-sum,
Hört nicht die Mutter schrein:
"Bienelein! Bienelein!"

Junges Blut, tolles Blut,
Treibt in die Flammenglut,
Treibt in die Flamm hinein, -
"Bienelein! Bienelein !"

's flackert nun lichterrot,
Flamme gab Flammentod; -
Hüt dich vor Mägdelein,
Söhnelein! Söhnelein!

Translation(s): DUT ENG ENG FRE

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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)

Settings in other languages or adaptations:

  • Also set in English, a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist DUT FRE by Frederick C. Fairbanks.
  • Also set in French (Français), a translation by Maurice Dufresne DUT ENG by Tibor Harsányi.
  • Also set in English, a translation by A. Grein DUT FRE by Alfred de Kaiser.

Other available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:32
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