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Barcarole

Language: German

O Fischer auf den Fluten, Fidelin! 
Komm schnell zu fischen her!
Refrain:
 Und auf seinem schmucken Kahne, 
 auf dem Kahne rudert er.
 Fidelin linla.

"Was willst du, dass ich fische?" 
Fidelin! Mein Ringlein fiel ins Meer.
(Refrain)

Dir lohnt die schönste Börse, 
Fidelin! von hundert Talern schwer.
(Refrain)

"Nicht will ich deine Börse, Fidelin! 
von hundert Talern schwer."
(Refrain)

"Ein liebevolles Küsschen, Fidelin! 
ein Kuss ist mein Begehr."
(Refrain)



Translation(s): ENG FRE

Authorship

Based on

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

    * by Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897) , "Barcarole", op. 44 (Zwölf Lieder und Romanzen für Frauenchor a capella oder mit willk. Pianofortebegleitung) no. 3 (1860), published 1867 [SSAA chorus with optional piano], Leipzig, Rieter-Biedermann [
     text verified 
    ]
Set in German, a translation by Paul Heyse (1830 - 1914) , "Barcarole"
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * ENG English (Kelly Dean Hansen) , "Barcarole", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * FRE French (Guy Laffaille) , "Barcarolle", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2005-08-29.

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