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Uf'm Bergli

Language: Swiss German (Schwizerdütsch)

[Uf'm]1 Bergli
Bin i [gesässe]2,
Ha de Vögle
Zugeschaut;
Hänt gesunge,
Hänt gesprunge,
Hänts Nästli
Gebaut.

In ä Garte
Bin i [gestande]3,
Ha de Imbli
Zugeschaut;
Hänt gebrummet,
Hänt gesummet,
Hänt Zelli
Gebaut.

Uf [d' Wiese]4
Bin i gange,
Lugt'i Summer-
vögle a;
Hänt gesoge,
Hänt gefloge,
Gar [z'schön hänt's]5
Gethan.

Und da kummt nu
Der Hansel,
Und da zeig i
Em froh,
Wie sie's [mache]6,
Und mer [lache]7
Und [mache's]8
Au so.


Translation(s): DUT ENG ENG ENG FRE

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K. Stockhausen sets stanzas 1-2

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Confirmed with Goethe's Werke. Vollständige Ausgabe letzter Hand. Erster Band. Stuttgart und Tübingen, in der J.G.Cotta'schen Buchhandlung. 1827, pages 169-170; with Goethe's Werke. Erster Band. Stuttgart und Tübingen, in der J. G. Cotta'schen Buchhandlung. 1815, pages 155-156; and with Goethe's Werke. Erster Band. Original-Ausgabe. Wien, 1816. Bey Chr. Kaulfuß und C. Armbruster. Stuttgart. In der J. G. Cotta'schen Buchhandlung. Gedruckt bey Anton Strauß, pages 170-171.

1 Reichardt: "An ä"
2 Schubert: "gsässe"
3 Schubert: "gstande"
4 Hiller: "di Wiese"
5 Goethe (Wien 1816 edition): "zu schön hänt s'"; and Schubert (Neue Gesamtausgabe): "zur schön hänts"
6 Goethe (1815 and 1816 edition), and Schubert: "machen"
7 Goethe (1815 and 1816 edition), and Schubert: "lachen"
8 Goethe (1815 and 1816 edition): "machen's"; and Schubert: "machens"

Submitted by Martin-Beatus Meier and Malcolm Wren [Guest Editor] and Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]

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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)

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

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Zwitsers lied", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Thomas A. Gregg) , "The maiden in the meadow", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Gary Bachlund) , "On the hills", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Chant suisse", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2018-08-25 19:46:42

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Zwitsers lied

Language: Dutch (Nederlands) after the Swiss German (Schwizerdütsch)

Op de helling
Was 'k gezeten,
Heb de vogels
Daar aanschouwd;
Hoe ze zongen,
Hoe ze sprongen,
Hoe 't nestje
Werd gebouwd.

In de boomgaard
Stond 'k te kijken,
Heb de bijtjes
Daar aanschouwd;
Hoe ze bromden,
Hoe ze dromden,
Hoe 't raatje
Werd gebouwd.

Naar het weitje
Ben 'k gelopen,
Zag de zomer-
Vlinders gaan;
Hoe ze zogen,
Hoe ze vlogen,
Hoe 't prachtig
Werd gedaan.

En daar komt nu
Juist Hans aan,
En dan toon ik
Hem blij,
Hoe ze raggen.
En wij lachen
En doen net
Als zij.


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Based on
  • a text in Swiss German (Schwizerdütsch) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832), "Schweizerlied", written 1811, first published 1815 ENG ENG FRE SWG
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Gary Bachlund, Carl Blum, Gottfried Emil Fischer, Robert Franz, George Henschel, Ferdinand von Hiller, Adolf Jensen, Johann Lewalter, August Ludwig, Carl Lührss, Edward Alexander MacDowell, Franz Otto, Johann Friedrich Reichardt, Heinrich von Sahr, Franz Peter Schubert, Friedrich Silcher, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Anton Urspruch, Karl Friedrich Zelter. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2010-12-23 00:00:00.

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

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