International Rhymes

Las Mañanitas

Las Mañanitas is a traditional Mexican song, that people in Latin America use to sing early in the morning to those who celebrate their birthday or other similar events like Mother’s Day or name day. …

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Frère Jacques

Frère Jacques is a French song for children the original version of the well-known nursery rhyme Brother John. Frère Jacques Meaning Contrary to the common beliefs “les matines” meaning Matins (or Mattins) which is a …

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Cielito lindo

“Cielito lindo” is a Mexican folk song very often played by mariachi bands, written in 1882 by the composer Quirino Mendoza y Cortés. It is possible, however, that the song was inspired by very old …

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Kalinka

In Russian Kalinka means snowball tree, and the song is one of the most popular Russian folk songs. Kalinka is also associated with the famous traditional dance Preesyadka. The song is a composition by the …

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Noche de paz

“Noche de paz” is the Spanish version of the popular Christmas carol of Austrian origins “Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht” translated in English as Silent Night. “Noche de paz” Lyrics Noche de paz, noche de amor,Todo …

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Alle meine Entchen

“Alle meine Entchen” (“All My ducklings” in English) is a song of German origin that has been translated into many languages and it is loved by children around the world. It is also a popular …

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O Tannenbaum

The original version of the English carol “O Cristmas Tree” is and German song “O Tannenbaum”. Here are the lyrics in German accompanied by the English translation. “O Tannenbaum” Lyrics “O Tannenbaum” German Lyrics O …

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O Christmas Tree

Today a very popular Christmas song in America “O Christams tree” was originally written in German by composer Ernst Anschütz (1824) more as an ode to the beauty and permanence of the evergreen fir tree. …

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