The chorus, vider-alla-la, vider-alla-la, vider-alla-la-la-la is sung after every verse.

Ein Vogel wollte Hochzeit machen - German Children's Songs - Germany - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image

Notes

*This is the Hen's name in the Germanic fable tradition.

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The marriage of two birds is also the theme of a French kids song called La noce des oiseaux. Click the link to go to the Mama Lisa's World France pages to see the song.

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Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Ein Vogel wollte Hochzeit machen

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Ulrike Bernhard for contributing this song, to Maguy Cabrol for translating it into French, and to Monique Palomares for translating it into English (with Lisa Yannucci) and for the midi music.

Image from "The Peacock 'At Home' AND The Butterfly's Ball and The Fancy Fair" by Catherine Ann Dorset and (William) Roscoe - Image heavily edited by Mama Lisa.

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