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Og jeg vil ha mig en Hjertenskjær

Language: Norwegian (Bokmål)

Og jeg vil ha mig en Silkevest,
ja, ja en Silkevest.
Og jeg vil ha mig en snehvid Hest,
prustende snehvid Hest.

Og jeg vil ha mig en Stigebøil,
ja, ja en Stigebøil.
Og jeg vil ha mig en Bluse af Fløil,
[sølvknappet]1 Bluse af Fløil.

En Heirefjær vil jeg ha i min Hat,
ja, ja i min røde Hat.
Og det skal være en Jonsok-nat,
Gud, for en Jonsok-nat!

Og jeg vil ha mig en Hjertenskær,
ja, ja en Hjertenskjær.
Så svinger jeg Hatten med Heirefjær,
i Sadlen jeg løfter den Jomfru skjær,
og frem over dugvåde Marker det bær
den dejlige Jonsok-nat!

Translation(s): FRE

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1 Grieg: "en sølvknappet"

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)

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Et je voudrais une petite amie", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:37
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Word count: 104

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Et je voudrais une petite amie

Language: French (Français) after the Norwegian (Bokmål)

Et je voudrais une veste de soie,
oui, oui, une veste de soie.
Et je voudrais un cheval blanc comme neige,
un cheval blanc comme neige s'ébrouant.

Et je voudrais une paire d'étriers
oui, oui, une paire d'étriers.
Et je voudrais une casaque de velours
une casaque de velours à boutons d'argent.

J'aurai une plume de héron à mon chapeau,
oui, oui, à mon chapeau rouge.
Et pour une nuit de la Saint Jean,
Dieu ! ce sera une nuit de la Saint Jean !

Et je voudrais une petite amie,
oui, oui, une petite amie.
Alors je balancerais le chapeau avec sa plume de héron,
j'enlèverais en selle la chère demoiselle
et l'emmènerais loin sur les champs mouillés de rosée,
dans la charmante nuit de la Saint Jean !

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Based on
  • a text in Norwegian (Bokmål) by Vilhelm Krag (1871 - 1933), ""Og jeg vil ha mig en hjertenskjær"", appears in Digte, in Askeladdens viser, first published 1891
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Edvard Grieg. Go to the text.


Text added to the website: 2012-02-20.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:47
Line count: 18
Word count: 130