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Chi vuol comprar la bella calandrina

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Chi vuol comprar la bella calandrina,
Che canta da mattino in fino a sera?
Chi vuol comprar la, venga a contratto!

Sempre a buon pattola venderò.
La bella calandrina! Chi vuol comprar la?

È sì gentil, ha così dolce il canto,
E vender la degg'io che l'amo tanto;
Ma questo è il mio mestiere,
No'l fo per piacere! Venga! venga!

Sempre a buon pattola venderò.
La bella calandrina! Chi vuol comprar la?


Translation(s): ENG GER

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2019-04-08 19:47:20

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Word count: 72

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Wer will die anmutige Lerche kaufen

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

Wer will die anmutige Lerche kaufen,
die von morgens bis abends singt?
Wer sie gerne hätte, komme und schließe einen Vertrag!
 
Wie immer werde ich sie zu guten Bedingungen verkaufen.
Die schöne Lerche! Wer hätte sie gerne?
 
Sie ist so lieblich und ebenso süß ist ihr Gesang,
und verkaufen muss ich sie, die ich so sehr liebe;
aber das ist mein Gewerbe,
ich mache es nicht zum Vergnügen! Kommen Sie, treten Sie näher!
 
Wie immer werde ich sie zu guten Bedingungen verkaufen.
Die schöne Lerche! Wer hätte sie gerne?


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About the headline (FAQ)

Translation of title "L'uccellatrice" = "Die Vogelfängerin"

Note: Calandrina (Calandrella rufescens) = Stummellerche


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  • Translation from Italian (Italiano) to German (Deutsch) copyright © 2013 by Bertram Kottmann, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you must ask the copyright-holder(s) directly for permission. If you receive no response, you must consider it a refusal.

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Based on
  • a text in Italian (Italiano) by Carlo Goldoni (1707 - 1793) ENG
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Niccolo Jommelli. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2013-07-26 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2019-04-08 19:45:59

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