Wir zogen in das feld (Anonymous)

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  • (Posted 2017-07-19)   CPDL #45510:       
Editor: Andreas Stenberg (submitted 2017-07-19).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 185 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: a somewhat diplomatoric edition, Modern clefs.

General Information

Title: Wir zogen in das feld
Composer: Anonymous
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1540 in Teutsche Liedlein, Book 2, p. 20

Description: A comic song of Landsknechten without money with a Maccharonic refrain.

External websites:

Original text and translations

German.png German text

 
Wir zogen in das feld
do het wir weder seckt noch geld
  Strompede mi
  A la mi presente
  al vostra signori.
  A la mi presente
 al vostra signori.

Wir kam für siben dod
do het wir weder wein noch brot.
  Strompede mi…

Wir kamen in friaul
do het wir alle sambt vol maul,
  Strompede mi…
 

English.png English translation

As we went to war
We were whithout wine or money.
  Blow the trumpet
  to present me
  to your Lordships.

As we came to sewen dead
we wer whithout both wine and bread
  blow …

But as we came to Friaul
we had al that more than the mouthful.
  Blow …