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Es war einmal ein Bock, ein Bock

Language: German

Es war einmal ein Bock, ein Bock,
Der fraß an einem Blumenstock, der Bock.
Musik, du lichte Blumenzier,
Wie schmatzt der Bock voll Schmausegier!
Er möchte gar vermessen
Die Blüten alle, alle fressen.
Du liebe Blüte wehre dich,
Du Bock und Gierschlung, schere dich!
Schere dich, du Bock!



Translation(s): FRE

Submitted by Matthias Fletzberger

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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):
    * FRE French (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Il était une fois un bouc", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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