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Schön Blümelein

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

Ich bin hinausgegangen
Des Morgens in der Früh,
Die Blümlein täten prangen,
Ich sah so schön sie nie.

Wagt' eins davon zu pflücken,
Weil mir's so wohl gefiel;
Doch als ich mich wollt bücken,
Sah ich ein lieblich Spiel.

Die Schmetterling' und Bienen,
Die Käfer hell und blank,
die mußten all ihm dienen
Bei fröhlichem Morgensang;

Und scherzten viel und küßten
Das Blümlein auf den Mund,
Und trieben's nach Gelüsten
Wohl eine ganze Stund.

Und wie sie so erzeiget
Ihr Spiel die Kreuz und Quer,
Hat's Blümlein sich geneiget
Mit Freuden hin und her.

Da hab ich's nicht gebrochen,
Es wär ja morgen tot,
Und habe nur gesprochen:
Ade, du Blümlein rot!

Und Schmetterling' und Bienen,
Die Käfer hell und blank,
Die sangen mit frohen Mienen
Mir einen schönen Dank.


Translation(s): DUT 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)

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

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Mooi bloempje", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (David K. Smythe) , "Sweet flower", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Jolie petite fleur", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Giulio Cesare Barozzi) , "Bel fiorellino", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:46
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Mooi bloempje

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

Ik heb mijn huis verlaten
Bij 't krieken van de dag.
Zo mooi ik langs de straten
Nog nooit de bloempjes zag.
 
Ik waagd' er één te plukken,
Want het beviel mij wel;
Maar toen ik mij wou bukken,
Zag ik een prachtig spel.
 
De vlinders en de bijen,
De kevers licht en blank,
Dat waren de partijen
Bij vrolijke morgenzang;
 
Ze grapten veel en kusten
Het bloempje op de mond,
En deden wat hen lustte;
Het uur was weldra rond.
 
Terwijl zij almaar vlogen
Bij 't spel zo op en neer,
Was 't bloempje opgetogen
En boog steeds heen en weer.
 
Dus heb ik 't niet gebroken,
Dan was het morgen dood;
Ik heb alleen gesproken:
Tot ziens, jij bloempje rood!
 
De vlinders en de bijen,
De kevers licht en blank,
Die bleven zich vermeien
En zongen mij ten dank.


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Text added to the website: 2012-10-05.
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