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So hab' ich doch die ganze Woche

Language: German (Deutsch)

So hab' ich doch die ganze Woche
Mein feines Liebchen nicht geseh'n, 
Ich sah es an einem Sonntag
Wohl vor der Türe steh'n:
  Das tausendschöne Jungfräulein,
  Das tausendschöne Herzelein,
  Wollte Gott, wollte Gott, ich wär' heute bei ihr!

So will mir doch die ganze Woche
Das Lachen nicht vergeh'n, 
Ich sah es an einem Sonntag
 Wohl in die Kirche geh'n: 
  Das tausendschöne Jungfräulein,
  Das tausendschöne Herzelein,
  Wollte Gott, wollte Gott, ich wär' heute bei ihr!

Translation(s): CHI DUT ENG ENG FRE ITA

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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)

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

  • CHI Chinese (中文) (Steven Ang 洪光宇) , "星期日", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Sunday", copyright ©
  • ENG English [singable] (Shula Keller) , "Sunday", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Dimanche", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Domenica", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

Last modified: 2015-01-28 11:11:06

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Word count: 75

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Language: Chinese (中文) after the German (Deutsch)



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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Chinese (中文) copyright © 2011 by Steven Ang 洪光宇, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you must ask the copyright-holder(s) directly for permission. If you receive no response, you must consider it a refusal.

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Johann Ludwig Uhland (1787 - 1862), "Sonntag", Alte hoch- und niederdeutsche Volkslieder, Stuttgart and Tübingen, first published 1844-5 DUT ENG ENG FRE ITA
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Johannes Brahms, Rudolf Gritzner, Gustav Hölzel, Arno Kleffel, Erik Meyer-Helmund, Max Reger, Johan Weegenhuise. Go to the text.


Text added to the website: 2011-04-15 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-08-12 12:56:21

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