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Auf dem Dorf in den Spinnstuben

Language: German (Deutsch)

Auf dem Dorf in den Spinnstuben
Sind lustig die Mädchen.
Hat jedes seinen Herzbuben,
Wie flink geht das Rädchen!

Spinnt jedes am Brautschatz,
Daß der Liebste sich freut.
Nicht lange, so gibt es
Ein Hochzeitsgeläut!

Kein' Seel', die mir gut ist,
Kommt mit mir zu plaudern;
Gar schwül mir zu Mut ist,
Und die Hände zaudern.

Und die Tränen mir rinnen
Leis übers Gesicht.
Wofür soll ich spinnen,
Ich weiß es ja nicht!


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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First appeared in the Deutscher Musenalmanach für 1852.


Submitted by Ted Perry

Authorship


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

Set in a modified version by Heinrich, Freiherr von Bach, as Heinrich Molbe, Johannes Brahms, Carl Heffner, Heinrich , Freiherr von Herzogenberg, Richard Heuberger, Hans Huber, Adolf Jensen, Arno Kleffel, Johannes Pache, Franz Schreker, Georg Schumann, Felix Semon, Alexander Zemlinsky.

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

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "De spinster", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "In the village in the spinning rooms", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "La fileuse", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:33
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Word count: 73

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De spinster

Language: Dutch (Nederlands) after the German (Deutsch)

In het dorp in de spinkamers
Zijn vrolijk de Kaatjes,
Heeft ieder een speciaal vriendje,
Hoe vlug gaan de raadjes!
 
Spint elk aan haar uitzet,
Voor haar vriend en haar huis.
Niet lang meer1, dan hoor je
Wel bruiloftsgedruis!
 
Geen mens die mij leuk vindt
Zie 'k ooit hier bij 't rokken;
Ik voel mij een weeskind,
En mijn handen stokken.
 
'k Houd de tranen niet binnen,
Huil zacht van verdriet.
Waarvoor moet ik spinnen?
Ik weet het echt niet!


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1 Niet lang meer: wordt bij Schumann herhaald.

Authorship

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Paul Heyse (1830 - 1914), "Spinnliedchen", written 1851, appears in Speranza, no. 3 ENG FRE
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Robert Emmerich, Eugen Hildach, Carl, Graf Nostitz, Franz Preitz, Robert Schumann. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2012-04-26 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:52
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