by Ernst Ludwig Schellenberg (1883 - 1964)

Mausefangen
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Eins, zwei, drei,
eins, zwei, drei,
was raschelt da im Heu?

Willst du nicht das Mäuschen fangen?
Willst du nicht das Mäuschen fangen?
Fass es an dem Schwanz, dem langen!

Vier, fünf, sechs,
vier, fünf, sechs,
hei! hei! da läuft es weg!

Ist ins Mauseloch entkommen,
hat sein Schwänzchen mitgenommen.

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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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Catching mice", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Attraper la souris", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Peter Brixius

This text was added to the website: 2008-08-08
Line count: 11
Word count: 50