This song is also called "Brüderchen, komm tanz mit mir". It's from the opera "Hänsel und Gretel" (Hansel and Gretel), created by Engelbert Humperdinck and his sister Adelheid Wette. The song is now a popular kids song on its own.

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Lyrics: Adelheid Wette (1858-1916)
Music: Engelbert Humperdinck (1854–1921) - possibly from a pre-existing folk melody.

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Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Brüderlein, komm tanz mit mir

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Lisa and the staff from the German Australian Playschool in Canberra, Australia, for contributing and translating this song.

Vielen Dank!