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Der Hundertfüssler und der Frosch (The Centipede and the Frog in German) for 8 part choir

By David Warin Solomons

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Choir, SATB - Advanced Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by David Warin Solomons (1953-). 21st Century, Neo-Classical, Comedy. Score. 10 pages. Published by David Warin Solomons (S0.379633).

Item Number: S0.379633

This is the German version of the 8 part choral setting of my "Centipede and the Frog" song
 
Einem Hundertfüßler ging's ganz wohl
Bis ein Frosch ihn schlau befragte
"Weisst du welcher Fuss nach vorne geht?"
Singen wir: "rechts links links rechts"!

Dann besann er sich und dachte nach
Seine Beine wirbelten hundertfach
Und er konnte nicht mehr geh'n


Er versucht 'nen Tritt und blieb da steh'n
Alle fünfzig linke Beine
Und die rechten folgten nicht

Dann besann er sich und dachte nach
Seine Beine wirbelten hundertfach
Und er konnte nicht mehr geh'n

Orignal English version:
Verse 1
A Centipede was happy quite
Until a frog in fun
said "Pray tell which leg comes after which?"
(with a left right right left right)
This raised her mind to such a pitch
she lay distracted in a ditch
Considering how to run.
 
Verse 2
She stopped and thought and, mystified,
Soloquized on this;
Put right foot first and found it left
Her left leg wrong right side
This raised her mind to such a pitch
she lay distracted in a ditch
Considering how to run.

The sound sample is a performance of the original English version

Video of the original English version:
https://youtu.be/7u5vCtd2Cl4

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