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Ihr jungen Leute, die ihr zieht ins Feld

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

Ihr jungen Leute, die ihr zieht ins Feld,
Auf meinen Liebsten sollt ihr Achtung geben.
Sorgt, daß er tapfer sich im Feuer hält;
Er war noch nie im Kriege all sein Leben.
Laßt nie ihn unter freiem Himmel schlafen;
Er ist so zart, es möchte sich bestrafen.
Laßt mir ihn ja nicht schlafen unterm Mond;
Er ginge drauf, er ist's ja nicht gewohnt.

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: "You young people who march into the field", 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: 2003-12-29 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:02

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Word count: 63

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Jeunes gens qui marchaient à la guerre

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

Jeunes gens qui marchaient à la guerre,
Faites attention à mon très cher.
Veillez à ce qu'il se tienne bravement au feu ;
Il n'a jamais été à la guerre de toute sa vie.
Ne le laissez jamais dormir à la belle étoile ;
Il est si délicat, il pourrait prendre mal.
Pour moi, ne le laissez pas dormir sous la lune ;
Il pourrait mourir, il n'est pas habitué à cela.

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Text added to the website: 2010-09-29 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:01

Line count: 8
Word count: 72