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Es regnet, es regnet, der Kuckuck wird naß, bunt werden die Blumen, und grün wird das Gras. Mairegen bringt Segen, heraus aus dem Haus, steigt schnell in die Kutsche, gleich fahren wir aus. Es regnet, es regnet, der Kuckuck wird naß, wir sitzen im Trocknen, was schadet uns das? Mairegen bringt Segen, und werden wir naß, so wachsen wir lustig, wie Blumen und Gras.
G. Jenner sets lines 1, 2, 7, 8
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- by Abraham Emanuel Fröhlich (1796 - 1865), "Regenlied" [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Benjamin Hamma (1831 - 1911), "Mairegen", op. 17 (Zwölf zweistimmigen Lieder mit Pianoforte zum Gebr. in den Schulen. 2 Hefte. ), Heft 2 no. 10, published 1884 [ vocal duet with piano ], Leipzig, G. Lichtenberger [sung text not yet checked]
- by Gustav Jenner (1865 - 1920), "Regen", op. 6 no. 1, published 1900, lines 1,2,7,8 [ voice and piano ], from Neun Kinderlieder für 1 Singstimme mit Pianoforte, no. 1, Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Karl Heinrich Carsten Reinecke (1824 - 1910), "Regenlied", op. 63 (Neun Kinderlieder) no. 4 [sung text checked 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Harry Joelson
This text was added to the website: 2008-03-27
Line count: 8
Word count: 64
It is raining, it is raining, the cuckoo is getting wet, The flowers become colourful, and the grass becomes green. May-rains bring blessings, let’s get out of the house, Quickly step into the coach, we shall go for a ride immediately. It is raining, it is raining, the cuckoo is getting wet, We are sitting in a dry shelter, what does it hurt us? May-rains bring blessings, and if we should get wet, We shall grow merrily as the flowers and grass do.
About the headline (FAQ)Translation of title "Regen" = "Rain"
- Translation from German (Deutsch) to English copyright © 2015 by Sharon Krebs, (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.
- a text in German (Deutsch) by Abraham Emanuel Fröhlich (1796 - 1865), "Regenlied"
This text was added to the website: 2015-09-09
Line count: 8
Word count: 83