Ein' Gems auf dem Stein
Language: German (Deutsch)
Ein' Gems auf dem Stein,
Ein Vogel im Flug,
Ein Mädel, das klug,
Kein Bursch holt die ein.
Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE
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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)
- by Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897), "Ein Gems auf dem Stein", op. 113 no. 8 (1859-63) [SSAA chorus], from 13 Kanons für Frauenstimmen, no. 8, Leipzig, Peters [ sung text checked 1 time]
- by Alexis Holländer (1840 - 1924), "Übermuth", op. 34 (Drei Duette für 2 Sopran mit Pianoforte) no. 1, published 1887 [vocal duet for 2 sopranos with piano], Berlin, Schlesinger [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Een gems in de sprint", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Presumption", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Arrogance", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Text added to the website: 2004-04-02 00:00:00.
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Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)
Un chamois sur un rocher,
Un oiseau en vol,
Une fille de tête,
Aucun gars ne les attrapera.
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Text added to the website: 2013-09-05 00:00:00.
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