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L'hereu Riera (Heir Riera)

Language: Catalan (CatalĂ )

Per a Sant Antoni
grans balles hi ha.
Per a Sant Maurici 
tot el poble hi va.

Tra la-ra-la, tra-la-ra-la 
tra la-ra-la-là. 
N'hi van tres donzelles, 
són de l'Empordà,
l'una diu a l'altra: 
-- I a tu, qui el traurà?
Anem donzelletes, --
anem a ballar, --
que l'Hereu Riera
ens hi farà entrar.
La primera dansa 
la'n treu a ballar, 
la segona dansa
la nova arribà.
Perdonin senyores
que me n'haig d'anar,
que la meva amada
a la mort n'està.

-- Déu vos guard, Maria,
Maria, com va? 
-- Per a mi, Riera,
molt malament va.
Se'n gira d'esquena, --
a l'església se'n va.
Davant d'un Sant Cristo
se'n va agenollar. 
-- Senyor, que m'ajudi 
si em vol ajudar,
que em torni l'amada 
que a la mort n'està.
Al cap dels nou dies 
Maria es llevà,
a les tres setmanes
es varen casar.


Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Salvador Pila [Guest Editor]

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  • ENG English (Salvador Pila) , title 1: "Heir Riera", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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