Does Anyone Know this Tune?

Jody wrote:

Do you know this tune?  I don’t recognize it.  I found you on the internet.  Thanks for your help.

Jody B

If anyone can help with the tune, please comment below.


Mama Lisa

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2 Responses to “Does Anyone Know this Tune?”

  1. Lisa Says:

    Jody wrote: “Thank you so much for responding. I wasn’t sure I had even been successful with the file attachment. My nephew suggested it sounded like a Handel piece (?).”

  2. Niklas Oberfeld Says:

    The first part is probably just some improvisation but the last two verses are a piece from Mozart’s opera “Die Zauberflöte” (“The magic flute”). I believe it is called “Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen” after its first line. It is a diddy sung by the character Papageno The text goes:
    Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen
    wünscht Papageno sich
    den so ein sampftes Täubchen
    währ Seligkeit für mich
    …währ Seligkeit für mich

    (A girly or a wifey – Papageno wished for himself – ’cause such a soft dovey – would be bliss for him )

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