by Carlo Goldoni (1707 - 1793)

La pastorella al prato
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): CAT ENG FRE POR SPA
La pastorella al prato
[Col gregge]1 se ne và,
Coll' [agnelline]2 al lato
Cantando in libertà.

Se l'innocente amore
Gradisce il suo pastore,
La bella pastorella
Contenta ognor sarà.

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Confirmed with Drammi Giocosi per Musica. Del Sig. Carlo Goldoni. Tomo Nono. Venezia, dalle stampe di Antonio Zatta e figli. Con approvazione, e privilegio. M.DCC.XCV. [1795], page 104; and with Il Filosofo di Campagna. Dramma giocoso per musica da rappresentarsi alla corte elettorale palatina per comando del serenissimo Elettore l'anno 1756. Mannheim nella Stamperia Elettorale, page 118.

The text appears in Il filosofo di campagna, atto II, scena XVI (Lena's aria).

1 Schubert: "Contenta"
2 Schubert: "agnellino"

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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):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "La pastora a la prada", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Débora Letícia Batista) , "The little shepherdess", copyright © 2003, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "La bergère au pré", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POR Portuguese (Português) (Débora Letícia Batista) , no title, copyright © 2003, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Aminta Iriarte) , "La pastorcita", copyright © 2003, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Research team for this text: Richard Morris , Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 8
Word count: 29