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Die Schwälble ziehet fort, ziehet fort

Language: German (Deutsch)

Die Schwälble ziehet fort, ziehet fort,
Weit an en andre Ort;
Und i sitz' do in Traurigkeit,
Es isch a böse, schwere Zeit.

Könnt' i no fort durch d' Welt, fort durch d' Welt,
Weil mir's hie gar net, gar net g'fällt!
O Schwälble, komm, i bitt', i bitt'!
Zeig mir de Weg und nimm mi mit!


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "The little swallow flies away", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Chant populaire", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title unknown, copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:53
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Word count: 57

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De zwaluw vliegt ver weg, vliegt ver weg

Language: Dutch (Nederlands) after the German (Deutsch)

De zwaluw vliegt ver weg, vliegt ver weg,
Ver over heg en steg;
En ik zit hier in treurigheid,
Het is een boze, zware tijd.
 
Kon ik nu ook maar weg, ook maar weg,
Want ‘k heb hier niets dan, niets dan pech!
O zwaluw, kom, o wee, o wee!
Wijs mij de weg en neem mij mee!


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  • Singable translation from German (Deutsch) to Dutch (Nederlands) copyright © 2015 by Lau Kanen, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.

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Text added to the website: 2015-02-04.
Last modified: 2015-02-04 09:40:00
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Word count: 58