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Da liegt der Feinde gestreckte Schar

Language: German (Deutsch)

Da liegt der Feinde gestreckte Schar, 
Sie liegt in ihrem blutroten Blut.
Wie haut er so scharf, wie haut er so gut,
Der flinke Husar!

Da liegen sie, ha! so bleich und rot,
Es zittern und wanken noch, husch! husch!
Ihre Seelen auf seinem Federbusch;
Da liegen sie tot.

Und weiter ruft der Trompetenruf,
Er wischt an die Mähne sein nasses Schwert,
Und weiter springt sein lustiges Pferd
Mit rotem Huf.

Translation(s): DUT ENG ENG FRE ITA

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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):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Daar ligt gestrekt de vijand'lijke schaar", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Linda Godry) , "Wiped out lie the enemies forces", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Tom Wein) , "There lie the enemies, strewn in piles", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Là gisaient l'armée des ennemis, allongés", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Qui giace a terra la schiera dei nemici", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:38

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Qui giace a terra la schiera dei nemici

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

Qui giace a terra la schiera dei nemici,
giace nel suo sangue rosso sangue.
Come l'ha colpito duramente, come l'ha colpito bene
l'ussaro veloce!

Qui giacciono, ah! Pallidi e rossi,
tremano e barcollano ancora...
le loro anime sul pennacchio,
giacciono morti.

E se ancora risuona il richiamo del trombettiere,
asciuga la sua spada sulla criniera,
e ancora saltella lieto il suo cavallo
con gli zoccoli rossi.

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Text added to the website: 2009-04-30 00:00:00.

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