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Was in der Schenke waren heute

Language: German (Deutsch)

Was in der Schenke waren heute
Am frühsten Morgen für Tumulte!
Der Wirt und Mädchen! Fackeln, Leute!
Was gab's für Händel,für Insulte!

Die Flöte klang, die Trommel scholl!
Das war ein wüstes Wesen;
Doch bin ich, Lust und Liebevoll,
Auch selbst dabei gewesen.

Daß ich von Sitte nichts gelernt,
Darüber tadelt mich ein jeder;
Doch bleib ich weislich weit entfernt
Vom Streit der Schulen und Katheder.

Translation(s): 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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Malcolm Wren) , title 1: "In the tavern today", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title unknown, copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Nella taverna stamattina", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

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