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Es ritten drei Reiter zum Tor hinaus

Language: German (Deutsch)

Es ritten drei Reiter zum Tor hinaus,
Ade!
Feins Liebchen schaute zum Fenster hinaus,
Ade!
Und wenn es denn soll geschieden sein,
So reich mir dein goldenes Ringelein.
Ade! Ade! Ade!
Ja scheiden und meiden tut weh.

Und der uns scheidet, das ist der Tod,
Ade!
Er scheidet so manches Jungfräulein rot,
Ade!
Und wär doch geworden der liebe Leib
der Liebe ein süßer Zeitvertreib.
Ade! Ade! Ade!
Ja scheiden und lassen tut weh.

Es scheidet das Kind wohl in der Wieg,
Ade!
Wenn werd ich mein Schätzel wohl kriegen?
Ade!
Und ist es nicht morgen, ach, wär es doch heut,
Es macht uns allbeiden gar große Freud,
Ade! Ade! Ade!
Ja scheiden und meiden tut weh.


Translation(s): ENG FRE ITA ITA

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G. Mahler sets stanzas 1, 3

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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):

  • ENG English (Penny Johnson) , title 1: "Separation and privation", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Dividersi e partire", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Fran├žais) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Se séparer et partir", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , title 1: "Separarsi e andare via", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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