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Language: Polish (Polszczyzna)

Gdybym ja była słoneczkiem na niebie,
Nie świeciłabym jak tylko dla ciebie.
Ani na wody, 
ani na lasy, 
ale po wszystkie
Czasy pod twym okienkiem i tylko dla ciebie
Gdybym w słoneczko mogła zmienić siebie.

Gdybym ja była ptaszkiem z tego gaju,
Nie śpiewałabym w żadnym obcym kraju.
Ani na wody, 
ani na lasy, 
ale po wsystkie
Czasy pod twym okienkiem i tylko dla ciebie
Gdybym w słoneczko mogła zmienić siebie.

Translation(s): ENG GER GER GER GER GER


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Ferdinand Gumbert (1818 - 1896) , title 1: "Mädchens Wunsch" ENG Set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Heinrich Nitschmann , title 1: "Wunsch" ENG
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * ENG English (Christopher Lapkowski) , title 1: "Wish", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * GER German (Deutsch) [singable] (Wilhelm Henzen) , title 1: "Mädchens Wunsch"
    * GER German (Deutsch) [singable] (Dr. G. Friedrich Reiss) , title 1: "Mädchens Wunsch"
    * GER German (Deutsch) [singable] (Robert Hirschfeld) , title 1: "Mädchens Wunsch"

Text added to the website: 2003-12-27.

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