Translation © by Salvador Pila

Ich ging bei Nacht einst über Land
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT ENG FRE ITA
Ich ging bei Nacht einst über Land,
ein Bürschlein traf ich draußen,
das hat 'nen Stutzen in der Hand
und zielt auf mich voll Grausen.

Ich renne, da ich mich erbos',
auf ihn in vollem Rasen,
da drückt das kecke Bürschlein los
und ich stürzt' auf die Nasen.

Er aber lacht mir ins Gesicht,
daß er mich angeschossen,
Cupido war der kleine Wicht
das hat mich sehr verdrossen.

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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 (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Mishap", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Mésaventure", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Un infortunio", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , title 1: "Infortuni", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:27
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Word count: 68

Infortuni
Language: Catalan (Català)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Temps ha, anava de nit pel camp
i, allà fora, em vaig trobar un bordegàs
que portava una carrabina a la mà
i m'apuntava hostilment.

Com que em va fer emprenyar, vaig córrer
al seu encontre ple de ràbia,
llavors l'agosarat brivall va disparar
i jo caigué nas a terra.

Ell però em va riure a la cara
per haver-me disparat,
Cupido era aquell homenet
i això em va fer enfadar molt. 

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Catalan (Català) copyright © 2014 by Salvador Pila, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
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Text added to the website: 2014-02-13 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:29
Line count: 12
Word count: 72