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La pastorella delle Alpi

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Son bella pastorella,
che scende ogni mattino
ed offre un cestellino 
di fresche frutta e fior.

Chi viene al primo albore
avrà vezzose rose
E poma rugiadose, 
venite al moi gairdin,
ahu, ahu...

Chi del notturno orrore
Smari la buona via, 
alla capanna mia 
ritrovera il cammin.

Venite o passagiero,
La pastorella è qua,
Ma il fior del suo pensiero
Ad uno solo darà!
Ahu, ahu...

Translation(s): ENG GER FRE SPA

Submitted by Johann Gaitzsch


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, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * ENG English (Johann Gaitzsch) , title 1: "The alpine shepherdess", copyright © 2003, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * GER German (Deutsch) (G. Friedrich) , title 1: "Die Alpenhirtin", from the 1st volume of Rossini's Soirées musicales, Schott, published 1835
    * FRE French (Français) (Louis Crevel de Charlemagne) , title 1: "La berger des alpes", from the 1st volume of Rossini's Soirées musicales, Schott, published 1835
    * SPA Spanish (Español) (Aminta Iriarte) , title 1: "La pastorcita de los Alpes", copyright © 2003, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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