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Aa desse gamle kjærringar, di har saa mye aa røre 'ti. Di kan spaa i kaffegrut aa potetskinn, aa røre oska mæ pipestubben sin.
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- by Agathe Ursula Backer-Grøndahl (1847 - 1907), "Aa desse gamle kjærringar", op. 43, Heft 2 no. 5 (1896-7), published 1897 [voice and piano], from Tyve folke- og skjæmteviser, no. 5. [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]
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- ENG English (Kari Tauring) , "Oh these old elder women", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Kari Tauring
Text added to the website: 2013-11-20 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:17
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Oh, ces vieilles femmes, Elles ont tant de choses à remuer, Elles peuvent prophétiser avec du marc de café, des peaux de pommes de terre, En remuant les cendres de leurs pipes.
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- Translation from Norwegian (Bokmål) to French (Français) copyright © 2015 by Guy Laffaille, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
Text added to the website: 2015-03-23 00:00:00
Last modified: 2015-03-24 00:28:48
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