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Es wollt die Jungfrau früh aufstehn

Language: German (Deutsch)

Es wollt [die Jungfrau]1 früh aufstehn,
Wollt in des Vaters Garten gehn,
Rot Röslein wollt sie brechen ab,
Davon wollt sie sich [machen]2,
Ein [Kränzelein wohl]3 schön.

Es sollt ihr Hochzeitskränzlein sein:
"Dem feinen Knab, dem Knaben mein,
Ihr Röslein rot, ich brech euch ab,
Davon will ich mir winden,
Ein [Kränzelein so]4 schön."

Sie [gieng im Grünen]5 her und hin,
Statt Röslein fand sie [Rosmarien]6:
"So bist du, mein Getreuer hin!
Kein Röslein ist zu finden,
Kein [Kränzelein so]4 schön."

Sie gieng im Garten her und hin,
Statt Röslein [brach]7 sie [Rosmarien]6:
"Das nimm du, mein Getreuer, hin!
Lieg bei dir unter Linden,
Mein Totenkränzlein [schön]8."


Translation(s): CAT DUT DUT ENG ENG FRE

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C. Sinding sets stanzas 1, 3-4

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1 Humperdinck: "ein Jungfrau"; Knab: "das Mädchen"; Banck : "ein Mädchen" ; further changes may exist not noted for Banck
2 Humperdinck: "binden"
3 Humperdinck: "Blumenkränzlein"
4 Humperdinck: "Hochzeitskränzlein"
5 d'Albert, Sinding: "ging im Garten"
6 d'Albert, Humperdinck, Sinding: "Rosmarin"
7 Sinding: "fand"
8 Sinding: "fein"

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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Corien Sleeswijk) , "Rozemarijn", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Rosmarijn", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English [singable] (John Bernhoff) , "The faithful lassie"
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Rosemary", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:25
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Rozemarijn

Language: Dutch (Nederlands) after the German (Deutsch)

Een maagd wilde vroeg opstaan
om in haar vaders tuin te gaan,
Rode roosjes wilde ze afbreken,
daarvan wilde ze zich
een mooi kransje maken.
 
Het zou haar bruiloftskransje zijn:
"voor die fijne knaap, die knaap van mij,
rode roosjes, breek ik jullie af,
daarvan wil ik mij
een prachtig kransje vlechten."
 
Ze liep buiten heen en weer,
in plaats van roosjes vond ze rozemarijn:
"dus ben jij, mijn getrouwe, verloren!
Geen roosje is te vinden,
geen prachtig kransje."
 
Ze liep de tuin op en neer,
in plaats van roosjes brak ze rozemarijn:
"aanvaard het, mijn getrouwe!
Laat bij jou, onder de linden,
mijn mooie doodskransje liggen."


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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Dutch (Nederlands) copyright © 2007 by Corien Sleeswijk, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., please ask the copyright-holder(s) directly.

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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) from Volkslieder (Folksongs) , appears in Des Knaben Wunderhorn CAT ENG ENG FRE
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Eugen d'Albert, Carl Banck, Johannes Brahms, Clara Faisst, Albert Fuchs, George Henschel, Engelbert Humperdinck, Armin Knab, Johann Lewalter, Robert Schumann, Christian Sinding, Theodor Wranitzky, Friedrich Zipp. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2007-05-12.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:22
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