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An dem reinsten Frühlingsmorgen

Language: German (Deutsch)

  An dem [reinsten]1 Frühlingsmorgen
Gieng die Schäferin und sang,
Jung und schön und ohne Sorgen,
Daß es durch die Felder [klang]2,
So la la! le ralla.
 
  Thyrsis bot ihr für ein Mäulchen
[Zwei,]3 drei Schäfchen gleich am Ort,
[Schalkhaft blickte sie]4 ein Weilchen;
Doch sie sang und lachte fort,
So la la! le ralla.
 
  Und ein Andrer bot ihr Bänder,
Und der Dritte bot sein Herz;
Doch sie trieb mit Herz und Bändern
So wie mit den Lämmern Scherz,
Nur la la! le ralla.


Translation(s): ENG ENG ENG ENG FRE ITA RUS

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Confirmed with Goethes Sämmtliche Werke: Vollständige Ausgabe in zehn Bänden, Erster Band, Stuttgart: Verlag der J.G. Cotta’schen Buchhandlung, 1875, pages 6-7. Note: modernized spelling would change "Gieng" to "Ging".

1 Cimarosa: "schönsten"
2 Cimarosa: "drang"
3 Cimarosa: "Da"
4 Cimarosa: "Sie besann sich nur"

Submitted by Emily Ezust

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  • Also set in English, a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist RUS ITA FRE by Ethelbert Woodbridge Nevin.
  • Also set in English, a translation by John Bernhoff RUS ITA FRE by Hans Hermann.

Other available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , no title, copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Thomas A. Gregg) , title 1: "The coy shepherdess", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Revêche", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "La ritrosa", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • RUS Russian (Русский) (Natalia Vyshynska) , title 1: "Неприступная", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Revêche

Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)

Par le plus pur matin de printemps
La bergère allait en chantant,
Jeune et belle et sans souci,
Et chantait de par les champs
Ainsi : la la ! Lerallala !

Thyrsis lui proposa pour un petit baiser
Deux, trois agneaux sur le champ,
Narquoise, elle le regarda un instant ;
Puis elle continua à rire et chanter :
Ainsi : la la ! Lerallala !

Et un second lui proposa des rubans,
Et le troisième lui proposa son cœur ;
Et du cœur et des rubans
Comme des agneaux elle se moqua
D'un : la la ! Lerallala !


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Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832), "Die Spröde" ENG ENG ENG ITA RUS ENG
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Jos. Abendheim, Eduard Behm, Oskar Bolck, Ignaz Brüll, Ferruccio Busoni, Domenico Cimarosa, Max Eberwein, Joseph Hellmesberger, jun., Louise Pauline Marie Héritte-Viardot, Hans Hermann, Heinrich , Freiherr von Herzogenberg, Konrad Heubner, Alexis Holländer, Gustav Holst, Gustav Jansen [not F. G. Jansen], Richard Kahn, Armin Knab, Karl Johan Krook, Lenhuk, Carl Adolf Lorenz, Dr., Nikolai Karlovich Medtner, Béla Nemes Hegyi, Wilhelm Petersen, Franz Poenitz, Johann Xaver Sterkel, Václav Jan Křtitel Tomášek, Frank Valentin Van der Stucken, Hugo Wolf, Karl Friedrich Zelter. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2009-01-17.
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