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Children´s songs in Swedish

alitipple
post 24.Oct.2007, 10:19 PM
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My children are getting cross with me as I don´t know the words to the songs they sing at dagis. Does anyone know a website with lyrics of Swedish children´s songs? Or failing that any idea where I can get a CD. Thanks!
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wellygirl
post 24.Oct.2007, 10:27 PM
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Gosh, it always amazes me how people do not know how to google things!!

I searched "swedish childrens songs"

and the first page was this:

http://www.mamalisa.com/world/sweden.html





-And down came the Gooooooooood fairie, and she said...-
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Amanda Cummins
post 25.Oct.2007, 07:57 AM
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I've recently seen a really nice book in ICA maxi with alot of swedish childrens songs in, and it has a CD with it aswell as the lyrics, can't remember the name, but it was hardback, fairly thich and lightish coloured covers with a bit of silver on it - looked really nice, was a series of different books by the same people.
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Streja
post 25.Oct.2007, 08:54 AM
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Yes just ask the kids what songs they sing and then look them up online. It's almost free that way.
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sunworld
post 27.Oct.2007, 10:54 PM
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QUOTE
Gosh, it always amazes me how people do not know how to google things!!
Who said they don't? Maybe she thought that people here would have a preferred site? :?
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*Sandyclaws*
post 27.Oct.2007, 11:16 PM
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^
Everyone can google.. the thing ppl dont want to do, is
clicking the sites listed and finding the best and most relevant one.
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*Sandyclaws*
post 27.Oct.2007, 11:23 PM
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I bought "Små Visor" from our ICA - it contains the common children songs (I noticed when they sing 'em in Bolibompa) but no lyrics.
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PeeWee
post 28.Oct.2007, 02:45 PM
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Don't be afraid to ask the daycare teachers!

They will most certainly be able to give you good advice on books, tapes or CD's with the songs they sing at YOUR particular daycare, and I am SURE they have the lyrics all neatly gathered up in a folder somewhere too.

Just ask them, I am positive they will gladly help you find the lyrics!

*old daycare teacher myself, so I know what I'm talking about*
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alitipple
post 11.Nov.2007, 08:51 PM
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Thanks everyone (except possibly the extremely patronising person who suggested I Google!)

My problem is that my kids are of an age when they can express their disspleasure but not be able to tell me what the songs they sing are called. Thanks for all your tips - they´ve given me hope that I´ll be able to work out what the "Tik tak" song is!
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koalabear
post 12.Nov.2007, 08:38 AM
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G'day,

I've just taken a look at the offered website and whilst I agree it's a start, just be a little wary. I only looked at one song, (Heads and Shoulders, Knees and Toes...) and the English lyrics appear to be wrong. I guess if the person who wrote the lyrics is Swedish, the Swedish lyrics might be right at least.

Anyway, here's another kids song. In English it's 'Incy Wincy Spider'. (It has actions too, if you're not familiar with it).

Imse vimse spindel
klättrar uppför trå'n.
Ner faller regnet,
spolar spindeln bort.
Upp stiger solen,
torkar bort allt regn.
Imse, vimse spindel
klättrar upp igen.

:-)
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Kylles
post 12.Nov.2007, 02:48 PM
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Also check out your local library, they probably have loads of books and cd's you can borrow.

I like Den silvriga barnkammarboken and it comes with a cd as well.

Here's my 4 year olds fav... bä bä

Bä, bä vita lamm
gick på restaurang
och vet du vad han gjorde?
Han bajsa under bordet.
Och då kom polisen
och släppte värsta fisen.
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wellygirl
post 12.Nov.2007, 02:55 PM
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QUOTE (alitipple)
Thanks everyone (except possibly the extremely patronising person who suggested I Google!)


:roll:

well I did take two seconds of my time to help you out there by looking it up for you, and that's the thanks I get...

Well if you want to think that I'm "extremely patronising" then so be it.


Good luck with the kiddy songs anyway, whatever way you get to them...
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PeeWee
post 13.Nov.2007, 01:42 AM
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QUOTE (koalabear)
G'day,

I've just taken a look at the offered website and whilst I agree it's a start, just be a little wary. I only looked at one song, (Heads and Shoulders, Knees and Toes...) and the English lyrics appear to be wrong. I guess if the person who wrote the lyrics is Swedish, the Swedish lyrics might be right at least.

The Swedish children's songs at Mama Lisa's are accurate. The English versions of the Swedish lyrics are correct, since they are direct TRANSLATIONS of the Swedish lyrics!
(Which is VERY good, because then you know what you're actually singing, and don't have to struggle with dictionaries to figure it out!)

For the ORIGINAL English lyrics, you will have to look them up separately, but the translated text is accurate.

wellygirl found a good site (a lot more there than just Swedish songs!), I'm going to bookmark it and use it for future reference.

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I STILL say the easiest way for you to get to know the songs YOUR children sing at daycare is to ask their TEACHERS!

Depending on where you live, there are different versions, so the lyrics found in books and on CD's or cassettes might not be exactly the same as the ones YOUR kids sing.
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yoshibogaerts
post 8.Jul.2010, 04:21 PM
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Hello,

I am looking for the swedish lyrics of Skonnert Albertina (pump her dry), it's a children's song which appears in one of the movies of Saltkrakan. I googled is, but I can only find the english version.

Thanks!
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Puffin
post 9.Jul.2010, 07:02 AM
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QUOTE (yoshibogaerts @ 8.Jul.2010, 05:21 PM) *
Hello,I am looking for the swedish lyrics of Skonnert Albertina (pump her dry), it's a children's song which appears in one of the movies of Saltkrakan. I googled is, ... (show full quote)

Is this the one you mean?

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Albertina

Där byggdes ett skepp uti norden,
Albertina så var det skeppets namn. Pumpa läns:
Albertina må så vara!
Albertina, ingen fara!
Albertina, så var det skeppets namn. Pumpa läns:

Den skutan är allaredan målad.
Hon är målad i rött och gredelint. Pumpa läns:
Hon är målad, må så vara!
Hon är målad, ingen fara!
Hon är målad i rött och gredelint. Pumpa läns:

Albertina hon är redan lastad,
hon är lastad med öl och brännevin. Pumpa läns:
Hon är lastad, må så vara!
Hon är lastad, ingen fara!
Hon är lastad med öl och brännevin. Pumpa läns:

På böljorna gungar Albertina,
ja, hon gungar på böljorna de blå. Pumpa läns:
Ja, hon gungar, må så vara!
Ja, hon gungar, ingen fara!
ja, hon gungar på böljorna de blå. Pumpa läns:

Albertina, hon haver nu strandat,
hon har strandat bland bränningar och skär. Pumpa läns:
Hon har strandat, må så vara!
Hon har strandat, ingen fara!
Hon har strandat ibland bränningar och skär! Pumpa läns:

Dess gravskrift är allaredan skriven,
den är skriven på förgyllande latin. Pumpa läns:
Den är skriven, må så vara!
Den är skriven, ingen fara!
Den är skriven på förgyllande latin. Pumpa läns:

På stranden står flickan och gråter,
ja, hon gråter för lilla vännen sin. Pumpa läns:
Ja, hon gråter, må så vara!
Ja, hon gråter, ingen fara!
Ja, hon gråter för lilla vännen sin. Pumpa läns:

Men nu så är Albertina bärgad,
hon är bärgad ibland bränningar och skär. Pumpa läns:
Hon är bärgad, må så vara!
Hon är bärgad, ingen fara!
Hon är bärgad ibland bränningar och skär. Pumpa läns:

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