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Es ritten drei Reuter zu München hinaus

Language: German (Deutsch)

Es ritten drei Reuter zu München hinaus,
Sie ritten wohl vor der Bernauerin ihr Haus,
Bernauerin, bist du drinnen? Ja drinnen?
Bist du darinnen, so tritt du heraus,
Der Herzog ist draußen vor ihrem Haus,
Mit allem seinem Hofgesinde, ja Gesinde.
Sobald die Bernauerin vors Tor hinaus kam,
Drei Herren gleich die Bernauerin vernahm:
Bernauerin, was willst Du machen, ja machen?
Ei, willst du lassen den Herzog entwegn,
Oder willst du lassen dein jungfrisches Lebn
Ertrinken im Donauwasser? Ja Wasser?
Und als ich nicht will meinen Herzog entwegn,
So will ich lassen mein jungfrisches Lebn
Ertrinken im Donauwasser, ja Wasser.

Translation(s): DUT 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):

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Trois cavaliers chevauchaient vers Munich", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2008-08-09.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:07
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