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Mit Lust tät ich ausreiten

Language: German (Deutsch)

Mit Lust tät ich ausreiten
durch einen grünen Wald,
Darin da hört ich singen,
drei Vögelein wohlgestalt.

So sein es nit drei Vögelein,
es sein drei Fräulein fein.
Soll mir das ein nit werden,
so gilt es das Leben mein.

Das erste heißet Ursulein,
Das andre Bärbelein
Das dritt hat keinen Namen,
Das soll des Jägers sein.

Er nahm sie bei den Händen,
Bei ihrer schneeweißen Hand,
Er führts des Walds ein Ende,
Da er ein Hüttlein fand.

Da lagens beieinander
bis in die dritte Stund'.
"Kehr' dich, schön's Lieb, herumb,
beut mir dein'n roten Mund!"



Translation(s): DUT FRE
J. Brahms sets stanzas 1-4 in (at least) one setting - see below for more information
J. Brahms sets stanzas 1-4 in (at least) one setting - see below for more information
J. Brahms sets stanzas 1-4 in (at least) one setting - see below for more information
E. Lassen sets stanzas 1-3

Authorship

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

Set in a modified version by Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Wim Reedijk) , title 1: "Dri Vogeltjes", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Je partis joyeusement à cheval", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Je partis joyeusement à cheval

Language: French (Français)

Je partis joyeusement à cheval
Par une verte forêt,
Où j'entendis chanter
Trois jolis petits oiseaux.

Ce n'était pas trois petits oiseaux
Mais trois mignonnes demoiselles ,
Si l'une ne veux pas devenir mienne
Cela me coûtera la vie.

La première s'appelait Ursule,
La deuxième Barbe
La troisième n'avait pas de nom,
Ce devait être celle du chasseur.

Il la prit par la main,
Par sa main blanche comme neige,
Il la conduisit au bout de la forêt
Où il trouva une cabane.



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    * Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2011 by Pierre Mathé <pmathe (AT) neuf (DOT) fr>, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. Please contact the copyright-holder(s) when requesting permission to reprint and be sure to give proper credit, which MUST include the copyright symbol © and the URL http://www.lieder.net/

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Text added to the website: 2011-11-13.