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Mariä Wiegenlied

Language: German

Maria sitzt im Rosenhag
Und wiegt ihr Jesuskind,
Durch die Blätter leise
Weht der warme Sommerwind.

Zu ihren Füßen singt
Ein buntes Vögelein:
Schlaf, Kindlein, süße,
Schlaf nun ein!

Hold ist dein Lächeln,
Holder deines Schlummers Lust,
Leg dein müdes Köpfchen
Fest an deiner Mutter Brust!
Schlaf, Kindlein, süße,
Schlaf nun ein!



Translation(s): ENG DUT ENG

Authorship

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 English, a translation by Edward Frederick Lockton (1876 - 1940) , title unknown DUT
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Mary's lullaby", copyright ©
    * DUT Dutch [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Maria's wiegelied", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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