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Wojak

Language: Polish (Polski)

Rży mój gniady, ziemię grzebie,
Puśćie, czas już, czas!
Ciebie, ojcze, matko, ciebie,
Siostry, żegnam was!

Z wiatrem, z wiatrem! niech drżą wrogi,
Krwawy stoczym bój!
Raźni, zdrowi wrócim z drogi,
Z wiatrem, koniu mój!

Tak, tak, dobrze! na zawody!
Jeśli polec mam!
Koniu, sam, do tej zagrody,
Wolny wróć tu sam!

Słyszę jeszcze sióstr wołanie,
Zwróć się koniu, stój!
Nie chcesz? Lećże, niech się stanie!
Leć na krwawy bój!


Translation(s): FRE GER GER GER

List of language codes

Submitted by Gerhard Dangel and Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]

Authorship


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):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Le soldat", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) [singable] (Ferdinand Gumbert) , "Der Reitersmann vor der Schlacht"
  • GER German (Deutsch) [singable] (Wilhelm Henzen) , "Der Reitersmann vor der Schlacht"
  • GER German (Deutsch) [singable] (Georg Friedrich Reiß) , "Der Reitersmann vor der Schlacht"


Text added to the website: 2003-12-27 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2017-01-14 05:02:06

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Word count: 70

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Der Reitersmann vor der Schlacht

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Polish (Polski)

Wiehernd scharrt mein Ross die Erde. 
Ja! nun ist es Zeit!
Mutter, Schwester, lasst mich ziehen 
in den blut'gen Streit!

Sausend auf den Feind wir stürzen 
wie der Sturmwind fährt,
siegreich trägt mich dann zurücke 
wie der Wind mein Pferd.

Brav, mein Brauner, trabe, trabe! 
Wenn es mit mir aus,
kehre um und trabe, trabe 
ohne mich nach Haus.

Horch! es ruft die traute Schwester, 
Pferdchen halte an!
Willst nicht? Nun, so eile, eile 
auf den blut'gen Plan!


Submitted by Jörg Buchhorn

Authorship


Based on

Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

    [ None yet in the database ]


Text added to the website: 2007-08-17 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:26

Line count: 16
Word count: 78