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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"

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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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