Auf einem Baum ein Kuckuck saß - German Children's Songs - Germany - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image

Notes

According to German Wikipedia, this song appeared in 1838 in "Erks-Irmers Deutschen Volksliedern" (Erks-Irmer German Folk Songs).

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The Girl Scouts in the US sing a version of this in English called, "High on a Branch a Dickie Bird."

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Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Auf einem Baum ein Kuckuck saß

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 Mama Lisa) and for the midi music!

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