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The year's at the spring

Language: English

The year's at the spring
And day's at the morn;
Morning's at seven;
The hill-side's dew-pearl'd;
The lark's on the wing;
The snail's on the thorn;
God's in His heaven --
All's right with the world!

Translation(s): GER ITA

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Sometimes titled "Pippa's Song" in later editions.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • GER German (Deutsch) (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Denise Ritter Bernardini) , "L'anno in primavera", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-07-23 14:28:09
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Word count: 35

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L'anno in primavera

Language: Italian (Italiano) after the English

L'anno in primavera, 
E il giorno di al mattino; 
Mattina di alle sette; 
Lato della collina coperto di perle di rugiada;
L'allodola è sulla fascia;
La lumaca di su la spina;
Dio nel suo cielo –
Tutto è di destra  con il mondo!

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Based on
  • a text in English by Robert Browning (1812 - 1889), no title, appears in Pippa Passes GER
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Marion Alsop, Ivor Algernon Atkins, Frederic Ayres, Granville Ransome Bantock, Sir, Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, Arthur Henry Behrend, Jean Berger, né Arthur Schloßberg, Kate Gilmore Black, William Blair, Alice M. Bode, May Hanna Brahe, Noble Cain, Mary Elizabeth Caldwell, Esther May Carter, Julia Lois Caruthers, Ruth Kinney Clark, Henry Leland Clarke, Alfred Redgrave Cripps, Natalie Burlin Curtis, J. Y. Dalhousie, Kington David, William Edmondstoune Duncan, Henry Kimball Hadley, Ethelbert Woodbridge Nevin, Teresa del Riego, Clara Kathleen Rogers, Ned Rorem. Go to the text.


Text added to the website: 2014-07-23 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-07-23 14:28:28
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Word count: 43