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Des Liebsten Schwur

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Czech (Čeština)

Ei, schmollte mein Vater nicht wach und im Schlaf,
So sagt' ich ihm, wen ich im Gärtelein traf.
Und schmolle nur, Vater, und schmolle nur fort,
Ich traf den Geliebten im Gärtelein dort.

Ei, zankte mein Vater nicht wieder sich ab,
So sagt' ich ihm, was der Geliebte mir gab.
Und zanke nur, Vater, mein Väterchen du, 
Er gab mir ein Küßchen und eines dazu.

Ei, klänge dem Vater nicht staunend das Ohr,
So sagt' ich ihm, was der Geliebte mir schwor.
Und staune nur, Vater, und staune noch mehr,
Du gibst mich doch einmal mit Freuden noch her.

Mir schwor der Geliebte so fest und gewiß,
Bevor er aus meiner Umarmung sich riß:
Ich hätte am längsten zu Hause gesäumt,
Bis lustig im Felde die Weizensaat keimt.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE ITA

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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)

Another version of this text exists in the database.

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "My beloved's oath", copyright ©
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , title 1: "Il giuramento dell'amato", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "De eed van mijn liefste", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Le serment de mon bien-aimé", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2003-11-05 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-08-29 10:07:15

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Word count: 128

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Il giuramento dell'amato

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

Ah, se mio padre non tenesse il broncio, o è sveglio o dorme,
gli direi chi incontravo in giardino.
E tienimi pure il broncio, papà,.tienilo,
ho incontrato il mio amato là in giardino.

Ah, se mio padre non fosse sempre arrabbiato
gli direi che cosa mi diede il mio amato.
E arrabbiati, papà, arrabbiati pure:
Mi ha dato un bacetto, e poi un altro ancora.

Ah, se non suonasse così strano all'orecchio di mio padre
gli direi che cosa mi giurò il mio amore.
E stupisciti, papà, stupisciti ancora di più,
non mi daresti mai a lui con gioia:

Mi ha giurato il mio amato, sicuro e convinto,
prima di staccarsi dal mio abbraccio:
Io resterei a casa almeno fino a quando
il grano sarà lietamente creciuto nei campi.


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Text added to the website: 2007-04-29 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:21

Line count: 16
Word count: 129