folk songs

Es tönen die Lieder / With Laughter and Singing

Lyrics Es tönen die Lieder, Der Frühling kehrt wieder Es spielet der Hirte Auf seiner Schalmei. La la la la la la la la la, La la la la la la la la. Translation The songs sound Spring is coming …

Mo Li Hua (Jasmine Flower)

Info This song is from the Qianlong era (1735–1796) of the Qing dynasty. (source) Lyrics – Pinyin Hǎo yī duǒ měi lì de mò lì huā, hǎo yī duǒ měi lì de mò lì huā, fèn fāng měi lì mǎn …

I Want to Be Ready

Lyrics Refrain I wanna be ready, I wanna be ready. I wanna be ready to walk in Jerusalem just like John. O John o John what do you say? Walk in Jerusalem just like John. That I’ll be there at …

Daar was laatst een meisje loos

Info The song mentions a girl dressing as a man and signing up as a sailor on a ship, which is something that happened in the 17th and 18th centuries. (source) Lyrics 1. Daar was laatst een meisje loos Die …

Zi Zhu Diao (Purple Bamboo Flute)

Lyrics – Pinyin Yī gēn zǐzhú zhí miáo miáo sòng gěi bǎobǎo zuò guǎn xiāo xiāo er duìzhe kǒu kǒu er duìzhe xiāo xiāo zhōng chuīchū xīn shí diào xiǎo bǎobǎo yīdī yīdī xuéhuìle xiǎo bǎobǎo yīdī yīdī xuéhuìle Singable …

Amol iz geven a mayse

Lyrics Amol iz geven a mayse, Di mayse iz gornit freylekh, Di mayse heybt zikh onet Mit a yidishn meylekh. Refrain Lyulinke mayn feygele, Lyulinke mayn kind, Kh’hob ongevoyrn aza libe, Vey iz mir un vind. Der meylekh hot gehat …

In vernali tempore

Lyrics In vernali tempore Ortu laetabundo Dum recedunt frigora, Nuntiat hirundo: Terrae, maris, nemoris Decus adest deforis Renovato mundo, Vigor redit corporis, Cedit dolor pectoris Tempore iucundo. Terra viret floribus Et nemus virore, Aves mulcent cantibus Et vocis dulcore, Aqua …

Somebody Waiting

Lyrics 1. As I looked into your eyes, I beheld a glad surprise That there’s somebody waiting for me. Refrain There is somebody waiting, There is somebody waiting, There is somebody waiting for me. 2. Now choose two, leave the …

Cae, cae globito

Lyrics Cae, cae globito, cae globito Bello de jabón En mi mano, en mi mano, En mi mano, en mi mano, te quiero yo. Translation – Fall, Fall Bubble Fall, fall bubble, fall bubble Beautiful soap [bubble] In my hand, …

Mongolian Shepherd’s Song

Lyrics Tse ma chang sheng wai, Sai shang hau feng guang, Tsau er chang, ma er juang, Meng gu er niu mu niou yang. Huang he an, yin Shan pang, Ying shiong chi ma gul chiau liang. Singable English Outside …

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