Aj! Kterak trojhranec můj přerozkošně...
Language: Czech (Čeština)  after the Czech (Čeština) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE ITA
Aj! Kterak trojhranec můj přerozkošně zvoní,
jak cigána píseň, když se k smrti kloní!
Když se k smrti kloní, trojhran mu vyzvání.
Konec písni, tanci, lásce, bědování.
Konec písni, tanci, lásce, bědování.

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  • ENG English (Gayle Royko Heuser) (Anna Majtas Royko) , "Ah! Why is my three-cornered bell ringing?", copyright © 2004, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Marc Moreau) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Maria Rita De Matteis) , "Oh, come suona magnifico il mio triangolo!", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website: 2004-01-16
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Word count: 32

Ah! Why is my three‑cornered bell ringing?
Language: English  after the Czech (Čeština) 
Ah! Why is my three-cornered bell ringing so passionately? 
As a gypsy song -- when death is imminent --
the death of a gypsy brings an end
to song, dance, love and all concerns!
To song, dance, love and all concerns!

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  • Translation from Czech (Čeština) to English copyright © 2004 by Gayle Royko Heuser and Anna Majtas Royko, (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: 2004-03-22
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Word count: 39