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Ein Ständchen Euch zu bringen kam ich...

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

Ein Ständchen Euch zu bringen kam ich her,
Wenn es dem Herrn vom Haus nicht ungelegen.
Ihr habt ein schönes Töchterlein. Es wär
Wohl gut, sie nicht zu streng im Haus zu hegen.
Und liegt sie schon im Bett, so bitt ich sehr,
Tut es zu wissen ihr von meinetwegen,
Daß ihr Getreuer hier vorbeigekommen,
Der Tag und Nacht sie in den Sinn genommen,
Und daß am Tag, der vierundzwanzig zählt,
Sie fünfundzwanzig Stunden lang mir fehlt.

Translation(s): ENG FRE HEB

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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: "I have come to serenade you", 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
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) (Max Mader) , title 1: "סרנאדה להביא לך באתי הנה", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2003-12-30 00:00:00.

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

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Word count: 77

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Je suis venu ici pour vous chanter une...

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

Je suis venu ici pour vous chanter une sérénade,
Si le maître de la maison n'y voit pas d'inconvénient.
Vous avez une fille magnifique. Ce serait
Bien de ne pas la garder dans la maison trop strictement.
Et si elle est déjà au lit, je vous en prie,
Faites qu'elle sache, pour moi,
Que son fidèle amour est venu par ici,
Que jour et nuit il la garde dans ses pensées,
Et qu'en un jour de vingt-quatre heures,
Elle me manque pendant vingt-cinq.

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Text added to the website: 2010-10-01 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:02

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Word count: 83