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by Friedrich von Matthisson (1761 - 1831)
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Skolie
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE
  Mädchen entsiegelten,
  Brüder! die Flaschen;
  Auf! die geflügelten
  Freuden zu haschen,
Locken und Becher von Rosen umglüht.
  Auf! eh die moosigen
  Hügel uns winken,
  Wonne von rosigen
  Lippen zu trinken;
Huldigung Allem, was jugendlich blüht!

Confirmed with Gedichte von Friedrich von Matthisson. Erster Theil. Tübingen, bei Cotta, 1811, page 150; with Gedichte von Friedrich Matthisson. Dritte vermehrte Auflage. Zürich, 1794 bey Orell, Gessner, Füssli & Comp., page 114; and with Musen-Almanach für 1794, herausgegeben von Joh. Heinr. Voß, Hamburg, bey C.E.Bohn, page 116.

First published 1792 in a different version with the title Trinklied; see below.


Authorship:

Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive):

Set in a modified version by Johann Xaver Sterkel.

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

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Cançó de banquet", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Skolion", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Malcolm Wren) , "Drinking song", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Scolie", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 10
Word count: 36

Scolie
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
  Les jeunes filles débouchent
  Les bouteilles, frères ;
  Haut ! les joies ailées
  Doivent être attrapées,
Les boucles et les coupes brillent tout autour avec des roses.
  Haut ! avant que les collines
  Moussues nous appellent,
  Bonheur des lèvres
  Roses pour boire ;
Rendons hommage à tout ce qui fleurit avec la jeunesse !

Authorship:

  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2019 by Guy Laffaille, (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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This text was added to the website: 2019-01-29
Line count: 10
Word count: 55