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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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    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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    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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    UnregisteredMar 21, 2012 at 3:14 am
    Just to add to the queue, the song takes on significant additonal meaning in the movie because it is also a symbol of austria nationalism and patriotism and is a none-too-subtle reminder to their new german (nazi) friends that the austrians aren't completely happy with the cozy new arrangement with hitler. By singing this song, the von trapp family is bravely standing up to the germans in a very "passive resistance" way.
  • 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!

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