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CAPTAIN:
Edelweiss, Edelweiss
Every morning you greet me
Small and white clean and bright
You look happy to meet me
Blossom of snow may you bloom and grow
Bloom and grow forever
Edelweiss,Edelweiss
Bless my homeland forever.

CAPTAIN, MARIA, THE CHILDREN AND CHORUS:
Small and white clean and bright
You look happy to meet me
Blossom of snow may you bloom and grow
Bloom and grow forever
Edelweiss,Edelweiss
Bless my homeland forever



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    Linda Anne SylvesterDec 24, 2012 at 4:41 am
    I love this song. Brings back childhood memories of us singing these songs with my family. This song was my theme song. (Edelweiss)
  • U
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    UnregisteredApr 20, 2012 at 9:49 am
    Yesterday at the deli and i was singing this song. Out of the blue, a pretty, middle-aged lady began singing along. It was beautiful; a bit like being part of the movie, off-screen.
  • U
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    UnregisteredOct 4, 2013 at 3:49 pm
    This song always makes me think of the Sound of Music ♫ I loved watching that movie when I was a kid.... It brings back a lot of nostalgia... I remember the days where my piano teacher and I sat on the black piano bench, her little tiny dog snuggling on top pof our feet, as we bent in towards the music book, and she patiently helped me learn it! Afterwards we'd celebrate with a regal tea party... :) Doesn't childhood seem so sweet in retrospect? Bless my homeland forever!
  • U
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    UnregisteredMay 25, 2012 at 6:09 pm
    My 23-month old grandson sings this. It is so cute! He loves it--bursts into spontaneous song! If you ask him which song he wants to hear, he will say, "edelweiss! "
  • U
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    UnregisteredMay 26, 2012 at 8:55 pm
    I think this is the most mindful anthem lyrics there are put together with a beautiful melody. In the sound of music scene where captain sings with his family, when their very safety is at hand, due to oppressive nazi forces, his whole being portrays loyalty to family, way of life, and country.

    If we could extend this loyalty to the whole world and act in the same manner, then we would have peace on earth.

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