Translation © by Antonio Zencovich

Och Mod'r, ich well en Ding han!
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): DUT ENG FRE ITA
Och Mod'r, ich well en Ding han!
"Wat för en Ding, ming Hetzenskind?"
En Ding, en Ding.
"Wells de dann e Pöppchen han?"
Nä, Moder, nä!
Ehr sitt kein gode Moder,
Ehr könnt dat Ding nit rode!
Wat dat Kind för'n Ding well han,
Dingderlingdingding!

Och Mod'r, ich well en Ding han!
"Wat för en Ding, ming Hetzenskind?"
En Ding, en Ding.
"Wells de dann e Ringelchen han?"
Nä, Moder, nä!
Ehr sitt kein gode Moder,
Ehr könnt dat Ding nit rode!
Wat dat Kind för'n Ding well han,
Dingderlingdingding!

Och Mod'r, ich well en Ding han!
"Wat för en Ding, ming Hetzenskind?"
En Ding, en Ding.
"Wells de dann a Kleidchen han?"
Nä, Moder, nä!
Ehr sitt kein gode Moder,
Ehr könnt dat Ding nit rode!
Wat dat Kind för'n Ding well han,
Dingderlingdingding! 

Och Mod'r, ich well en Ding han!
"Wat för en Ding, ming Hetzenskind?"
En Ding, en Ding.
"Wells de dann eine Mann han?"
Jo, Moder, jo!
Ehr sitt en gode Moder,
Ehr künnt dat Ding wohl rode,
Wat dat Kind för'n Ding well han,
Dingderlingdingding!

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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)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Ô moman, je voudrais queqchose", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Antonio Zencovich) , title 1: "O madre, voglio avere una cosa!", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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O madre, voglio avere una cosa!
Language: Italian (Italiano)  after the German (Deutsch) 
“O madre, voglio avere una cosa!”
“Che cosa, mia cara bambina?”
“Una cosa, una cosa!”
“Vuoi forse una bambola?”
“No madre, no!
Voi non siete una buona madre,
voi non capite questa cosa
che vuole la vostra bambina,
cosa-cosa-cosina!”

“O madre, voglio avere una cosa!”
“Che cosa, mia cara bambina?”
“Una cosa, una cosa!”
“Vuoi forse un anellino?”
“No madre, no!
Voi non siete una buona madre,
voi non capite questa cosa
che vuole la vostra bambina,
cosa-cosa-cosina!”

“O madre, voglio avere una cosa!”
“Che cosa, mia cara bambina?”
“Una cosa, una cosa!”
“Vuoi forse un vestitino?”
“No madre, no!
Voi non siete una buona madre,
voi non capite questa cosa
che vuole la vostra bambina,
cosa-cosa-cosina!”

“O madre, voglio avere una cosa!”
“Che cosa, mia cara bambina?”
“Una cosa, una cosa!”
“Vuoi forse un marito?”
“Sì madre, sì!
Voi siete una buona madre.
voi capite bene questa cosa
che vuole la vostra bambina,
cosa-cosa-cosina!”

Authorship

  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Italian (Italiano) copyright © 2016 by Antonio Zencovich, (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.
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Text added to the website: 2016-01-10 00:00:00
Last modified: 2016-01-10 01:22:17
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