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Language: German (Deutsch)

Hopp! Hopp! 
ohne Ruh, ohne Rast, 
vom Zweig auf den Ast, 
vom Ast auf den Wipfel, hoch in die Luft,
in Blättersäuseln und blumenduft!
ohne Rast, ohne Ruh'! 
Heut' ist Kirms und heut' ist Ball!
Spielet, Drossel, Nachtigall. 
Stieglitz, Amsel, Fink und Specht, 
pfeift und geigt und macht es recht!
Ich bin ein Mann,
der tanzen kann. 
Hänschen Eichhorn heiss' ich, 
was ich gelernt hab', das weiss' ich. 
Kommt der Jäger in den Wald hinein,
will mir kein Vogel singen. 
Hänschen lässt das Tanzen sein,
Tanzen, Hüpfen und Springen:
Hänschen schlüpft hinein zum Haus,
Hänschen schaut zum Haus heraus,
Hänschen lacht den Jäger aus.

Submitted by John Versmoren


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

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Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:34
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