by Friedrich von Schiller (1759 - 1805)
Translation © by Lau Kanen

Ihr Matten, lebt wohl
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FRE ITA SPA
Ihr Matten, lebt wohl,
Ihr sonnigen Weiden!
Der Senne muß scheiden,
Der Sommer ist hin.

Wir fahren zu Berg, wir kommen wieder,
Wenn der Kuckuck ruft, wenn erwachen die Lieder,
Wenn mit Blumen die Erde sich kleidet neu,
Wenn die Brünnlein fließen im lieblichen Mai.

Ihr Matten, lebt wohl,
Ihr sonnigen Weiden!
Der Senne muß scheiden,
Der Sommer ist hin.

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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) , "El pastor", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Afscheid van de alpenherder", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "You meadows, farewell, you sunny pasturelands!", copyright ©
  • ENG English [singable] (Arthur Westbrook) , "The herdsman"
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Vous alpages, adieu", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , "Il commiato del pastore", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Juan Henríquez Concepción) , copyright © 2008, (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 10:01:49
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Word count: 60

Afscheid van de alpenherder
Language: Dutch (Nederlands)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Dag, almen, vaarwel,
Dag zonnige weiden!
De herder moet scheiden,
De zomer is heen!
 
Wij gaan naar de berg, wij zullen weerkeren,
Als de koekoek roept, als weer lied'ren vibreren,
Als met bloemen de aarde neemt nieuw livrei,
Als de bronnetjes stromen in de1 lieflijke Mei.
 
Dag, almen, vaarwel,
Dag zonnige weiden!
De herder moet scheiden,
De zomer is heen!

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  • Singable translation from German (Deutsch) to Dutch (Nederlands) copyright © 2013 by Lau Kanen, (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: 2013-05-30 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:12
Line count: 12
Word count: 60