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Slaap, kindje, slaap [Dutch lullaby] (choir SATB)

Sleep, baby, sleep

Year of composition
Year of arrangement
Easy (Grades 1-3)
1 minute
Classical music
Instrumental parts
Not available

Most famous Dutch lullaby. The text is mostly chosen for its rhyme.


Slaap, kindje, slaap

daar buiten loopt een schaap.

Een schaap met witte voetjes

dat drinkt zijn melk zo zoetjes.

Slaap, kindje, slaap

daar buiten loopt een schaap.


Sleep, little child, sleep.

Outside a sheep is walking.

A sheep with little white feet,

it drinks its milk so sweetly.

Sleep, little child, sleep.

Outside a sheep is walking.

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