Translation © by Alfonso Sebastián

Die Schwälble ziehet fort, ziehet fort
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): DUT ENG FRE SPA
Die Schwälble ziehet fort, ziehet fort,
Weit an en andre Ort;
Und i sitz' do in Traurigkeit,
Es isch a böse, schwere Zeit.

Könnt' i no fort durch d' Welt, fort durch d' Welt,
Weil mir's hie gar net, gar net g'fällt!
O Schwälble, komm, i bitt', i bitt'!
Zeig mir de Weg und nimm mi mit!

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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):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , no title, copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Alfonso Sebastián) , copyright © 2021, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 8
Word count: 57

La golondrinita se va, se va
Language: Spanish (Español)  after the German (Deutsch) 
La golondrinita se va, se va
lejos, a otro lugar
y yo me siento aquí, triste.
Es un momento duro y difícil.

Si pudiera recorrer el mundo, recorrer el mundo…
porque no me gusta nada estar aquí. ¡No me gusta nada!
¡Oh, golondrinita, ven, por favor, te lo ruego!
¡Muéstrame el camino y llévame contigo!

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Translation of titles
"Die Schwalbe" = "La golondrina"
"Volkslied" = "Canción popular"


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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to Spanish (Español) copyright © 2021 by Alfonso Sebastián, (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: 2021-02-10
Line count: 8
Word count: 55