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Es war einmal eine Kellerassel Die geriet in ein Schlamassel Der Keller, in dem sie asselte Brach eines schönen Tages ein So daß das ganze Haus aus Stein Ihr auf das Köpfchen prasselte. Sie soll religiös geworden sein.
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- by Bertolt Brecht (1898 - 1956), no title, appears in Tierverse [a long poem split into stanzas], no. 4 [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 Paul Dessau (1894 - 1979), "Die Kellerassel", 1973 [ voice and instrumental ensemble ], from Tierverse, no. 3 [sung text not yet checked]
Researcher for this text: Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]
This text was added to the website: 2011-02-02
Line count: 7
Word count: 38