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Mens jeg venter

Language: Norwegian (Bokmål)

Vildgjæs, vildgjæs i hvide flokker, 
Ællingen spanker i gule sokker, 
fine klær. 
Ro, ro til fiskeskjær, 
lunt det er omkring holmen her, 
Sjøen ligger så stille. 
Bro, bro brille. 

Løs dit guldhår og snør din kyse, 
du min Skat. 
Så skal vi danse den lune, lyse 
Vent, vent, til Sanktehans 
står vort bryllup med lystig dans. 
Alle giger skal spille. 
Bro, bro brille. 

Vug mig, vug mig du blanke vove 
langt og let. 
Snart går min terne til dans i skove 
Vug, vug i drøm mig ind, 
hver tar sin, så tar jeg min... 
[Bro, bro brille, 
hør, hvor gigerne spille!]1

Translation(s): FRE GER

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1 Grieg switches the two lines.

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)

Settings in other languages or adaptations:

  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist , title unknown ENG FRE by Edvard Grieg.

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Pendant que j'attends", 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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