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Ritter rät dem Knappen dies

Language: German (Deutsch)

Sitz im Sattel, reite,
Reite auf die Freite,
Freie dir die Fee der Freien,
Freie sie im milden Maien;
Mit Narzissen in den Händen
Geh ihr nah, doch an der Lenden
Schwebe dir dein Schwert.

Sprich zu ihr: Madleine,
Rose, Rose, reine,
Willst du dich mir freundlich neigen?
Willst du mir den Himmel zeigen?
Und sie wird die Blicke senken,
Wird [dir alle]1 Himmel schenken.
Nimm sie auf dein Pferd.

Sitz im Sattel, sause,
Reit mit ihr nach Hause;
Zwischen seidenbunten Decken
Sollst du dir dein Glück verstecken.
Alle Thore zugeschlossen!
Dämmergold ist ausgegossen
Über [euern]2 Herd.


Translation(s): CAT FRE

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1 Reger: "die alle, alle"
2 Reger: "euren"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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: "Conseil du chevalier à son écuyer", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , title 1: "El cavaller dóna aquest consell al seu escuder", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2008-09-21 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:16

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Word count: 97

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