An einem Abend spat (Hans Leo Hassler)

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  • NewScore.gif  (Posted 2019-10-23)   CPDL #55700:  original high pitch:   4th lower:  
Editor: Richard Mix (submitted 2019-10-23).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 46 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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Title: An einem Abend spat
Composer: Hans Leo Hassler
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Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: German
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1596 Neue Teutsche Gesang, no. 2

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Original text and translations

German.png German text

An einem abend spat gieng ich spatzieren
Für meines Bülen hauß thet jr hoffieren
Wolt zu jr nein/ hofft mir solt nit mißlingen
Ein andrer kam mir vor thet mich verdringen.

English.png English translation

Of an evening I went for a walk;
In front of my sweetheart's house I paid her court.
I meant to have her let me in, hoping for no ill-success:
another man came up to me and shoved me away.
Translation by Richard Mix