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Eifersucht und Stolz

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wohin so schnell, so [kraus, so]1 wild, mein lieber Bach?
Eilst du voll Zorn dem frechen Bruder Jäger nach?
Kehr' um, kehr' um, und schilt erst deine Müllerin
Für ihren leichten, losen, kleinen Flattersinn.
Sahst du sie gestern Abend nicht am Thore stehn,
Mit langem Halse nach der großen Straße sehn?
Wenn von dem Fang der Jäger lustig zieht nach Haus,
Da steckt kein sittsam Kind den Kopf zum Fenster 'naus.
Geh', Bächlein, hin und sag' ihr das, doch sag' ihr nicht,
Hörst du, kein Wort, von meinem traurigen Gesicht;
Sag' ihr: Er schnitzt bei mir sich eine Pfeif' aus Rohr,
Und bläst den Kindern schöne Tänz' und Lieder vor.


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Confirmed with Gedichte aus den hinterlassenen Papieren eines reisenden Waldhornisten. Herausgegeben von Wilhelm Müller. Erstes Bändchen. Zweite Auflage. Deßau 1826. Bei Christian Georg Ackermann, page 32; and with Sieben und siebzig Gedichte aus den hinterlassenen Papieren eines reisenden Waldhornisten. Herausgegeben von Wilhelm Müller. Dessau, 1821. Bei Christian Georg Ackermann, page 33.

First published in a slightly different version with the title Trotzige Eifersucht in Der Gesellschafter oder Blätter für Geist und Herz. Herausgegeben von F. W. Gubitz. Zweiter Jahrgang. Berlin, 1818. In der Maurerschen Buchhandlung. Montag den 1. Juni. 87stes Blatt, page 347.

1 Schubert: "kraus und"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]


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):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Gelosia i orgull", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lau Kanen) , "Jaloezie en trots", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Jealousy and Pride", copyright ©
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , "Mustasukkaisuutta ja ylpeyttä", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Jalousie et fierté", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) (Athanasios Papaisiou) , "Ζήλια και περηφάνια", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Gelosia e orgoglio", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • KOR Korean (한국어/조선말) [singable] (곽명규 Myung-Kew Kwack) , "질투와 자존", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Gelosia e orgoglio

Language: Italian (Italiano) after the German (Deutsch)

Dove vai così svelto, sconvolto e selvaggio, mio caro ruscello?
Insegui con rabbia l'insolente cacciatore?
Torna, torna indietro, e prima rimprovera la tua molinara
per la sua leggera, sciolta, piccola volubilità, torna indietro!
Non l'hai vista ieri sera, davanti al portone,
che allungava il collo per guardare verso la strada maestra?
Quando torna a casa dalla battuta il lieto cacciatore,
nessuna brava ragazza si affaccia alla finestra.
Va' a dirglielo, ruscelletto, ma non dirle
- attento! - non dirle una parola del mio viso triste;
dille: Lui intaglia un flauto di canna
e suona ai bambini belle danze e canzoni.

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