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Nein, junger Herr, so treibt man's...

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

Nein, junger Herr, so treibt man's nicht, fürwahr;
Man sorgt dafür, sich schicklich zu betragen.
Für Alltags bin ich gut genug, nicht wahr?
Doch Beßre suchst du dir an Feiertagen.
Nein, junger Herr, wirst du so weiter sünd'gen,
Wird dir den Dienst dein Alltagsliebchen künd'gen.

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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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 (Donna Bareket) , title 1: "No, young sir, one does not carry on so, in truth", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title unknown, copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2003-12-07.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:01
Line count: 6
Word count: 45

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Non, jeune homme, en vérité, on ne se...

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

Non, jeune homme, en vérité, on ne se comporte pas ainsi ;
On veille à se conduire convenablement.
Tous les jours, je suis assez bonne, n'est-ce pas ?
Pourtant tu cherches mieux, les jours de fête.
Non, jeune homme, si tu veux te rendre coupable plus loin,
Ta bien-aimée de tous les jours te donnera ton congé.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2010 by Guy Laffaille, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.


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Text added to the website: 2010-09-29.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:01
Line count: 6
Word count: 57