Vogelhochzeit (English translation)

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Vogelhochzeit

Ein Vogel wollte Hochzeit machen
in dem grünen Walde.
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Die Drossel war der Bräutigam,
die Amsel war die Braute.
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Der Sperber, der Sperber,
der war der Hochzeitswerber.
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Der Stare, der Stare,
der flocht der Braut die Haare.
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Die Gänse und die Anten,
die war'n die Musikanten.
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Der Spatz, der kocht das Hochzeitsmahl,
verzehrt die schönsten Bissen all.
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Der Uhu, der Uhu,
der bringt der Braut die Hochzeitsschuh'.
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Der Kuckuck schreit, der Kuckuck schreit,
er bringt der Braut das Hochzeitskleid.
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Der Seidenschwanz, der Seidenschwanz,
der bracht' der Braut den Hochzeitskranz.
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Der Sperling, der Sperling,
der bringt der Braut den Trauring.
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Die Taube, die Taube,
die bringt der Braut die Haube.
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Der Wiedehopf, der Wiedehopf,
der bringt der Braut nen Blumentopf.
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Die Lerche, die Lerche,
die führt die Braut zur Kerche.
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Brautmutter war die Eule,
nahm Abschied mit Geheule.
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Der Auerhahn, der Auerhahn,
der war der stolze Herr Kaplan.
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Die Meise, die Meise,
die singt das Kyrie leise.
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Die Puten, die Puten,
die machten breite Schnuten.
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Der Pfau mit seinem bunten Schwanz
macht mit der Braut den ersten Tanz.
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Die Schnepfe, die Schnepfe,
setzt auf den Tisch die Näpfe.
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Die Finken, die Finken,
die gaben der Braut zu trinken.
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Der lange Specht, der lange Specht,
der macht der Braut das Bett zurecht.
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Das Drosselein, das Drosselein,
das führt die Braut ins Kämmerlein.
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Der Uhu, der Uhu der
macht die Fensterläden zu
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Der Hahn, der krähet: „Gute Nacht",
nun wird die Kammer zugemacht.
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Die Vogelhochzeit ist nun aus,
die Vögel fliegen all' nach Haus.
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Das Käuzchen bläst die Lichter aus
und alle zieh'n vergnügt nach Haus.
Fiderallala, Fiderallala, Fiderallalalala.
 
Submitted by SaintMarkSaintMark on Wed, 02/11/2016 - 16:40
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English translation

Bird Wedding

There was a bird that wanted to get married
In the green forest
Fiderallala, fiderallala, fiderallalalala
 
The song thrush was the groom
The blackbird was his bride
Fiderallala, fiderallala, fiderallalalala
 
The sparrowhawk, the sparrowhawk
He1 arranged the wedding
Fiderallala, fiderallala, fiderallalalala
 
The starling, the starling
He braided the bride's hair
Fiderallala, fiderallala, fiderallalalala
 
The geese and the ducks
They served as musicians
Fiderallala, fiderallala, fiderallalalala
 
The house sparrow is preparing the wedding meal
And he's eating the best bites himself
Fiderallala, fiderallala, fiderallalalala
 
The eagle owl, the eagle owl
He's getting the bride her wedding shoes
Fiderallala, fiderallala, fiderallalalala
 
The cuckoo is screaming, the cuckoo is screaming
He's getting the bride her wedding dress
Fiderallala, fiderallala, fiderallalalala
 
The waxwing, the waxwing
He got the bride her wedding crown
Fiderallala, fiderallala, fiderallalalala
 
The sparrow, the sparrow
He's getting the bride her wedding ring
Fiderallala, fiderallala, fiderallalalala
 
The pigeon, the pigeon
She's getting the bride her bonnet
Fiderallala, fiderallala, fiderallalalala
 
The hoopoe, the hoopoe
He's getting the bride a flower pot
Fiderallala, fiderallala, fiderallalalala
 
The lark, the lark
She's taking the bride to church
Fiderallala, fiderallala, fiderallalalala
 
The owl was the mother of the bride
She cried when the she said goodbye
Fiderallala, fiderallala, fiderallalalala
 
The mountain cock, the mountain cock
He served as the proud chaplain
Fiderallala, fiderallala, fiderallalalala
 
The tit, the tit
She gently chants the kyrie
Fiderallala, fiderallala, fiderallalalala
 
The turkey hens, the turkey hens
The were pulling faces
Fiderallala, fiderallala, fiderallalalala
 
The peacock with the colourful tail
Had the first dance with the bride
Fiderallala, fiderallala, fiderallalalala
 
The snipe, the snipe
She put the bowls on the table
Fiderallala, fiderallala, fiderallalalala
 
The finches, the finches
They gave the bride something to drink
Fiderallala, fiderallala, fiderallalalala
 
The large woodpecker, the large woodpecker
He's making the bride's bed
Fiderallala, fiderallala, fiderallalalala
 
The little song thrush, the little song thrush
He's taking the bride to her chamber
Fiderallala, fiderallala, fiderallalalala
 
The eagle owl, the eagle owl
He's shutting the window blinds
The eagle owl, the eagle owl
 
The cock, he's carking "Good night"
And now they close the chamber
Fiderallala, fiderallala, fiderallalalala
 
The bird wedding is now over
All the birds are flying back home
Fiderallala, fiderallala, fiderallalalala
 
The little owl is blowing out all the lights
And everbody is cheerily heading home
Fiderallala, fiderallala, fiderallalalala
 
  • 1. It can't always be told whether the respective bird described is male or female as in German the grammatical gender is always used. All birds mentioned in the song lyrics could also be referred to as "it".
Submitted by mk87mk87 on Sat, 11/11/2017 - 08:12
Added in reply to request by Zarina01Zarina01
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