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You came down from your throne

Language: English after the Bangla (Bengali)

You came down from your throne 
and stood at my cottage door.

I was singing all alone in a corner, 
and the melody caught your ear. 
You came down and stood at my cottage door.

Masters are many in your hall, 
and songs are sung there at all hours. 
But the simple carol of this novice 
struck at your love. 
One plaintive little strain 
mingled with the great music of the world, 
and with a flower for a prize you came down 
and stopped at my cottage door.

Translation(s): DUT FRE GER 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)

Settings in other languages or adaptations:

  • Also set in Dutch (Nederlands), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ENG ITA GER FRE by Atma Kenswil, Johannes Teunis Schaddelee.
  • Also set in French (Fran├žais), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ENG ITA GER DUT by Domingo Santa Cruz Wilson.
  • Also set in Italian (Italiano), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ENG GER DUT FRE by Franco Alfano.

Other available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2010-11-03.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:06
Line count: 13
Word count: 88

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