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Language and work Original text Google translate IPA Source
Italian: Donaudy, Or che le rèdole Or che le rèdole verdi ritornano Now that the green rèdole return Now that the grassy paths have again turned green
German: Brahms, Ein Deutsches Requiem Herr, lehre doch mich,
dass ein Ende mit mir haben muss
Lord, teach me that there must be an end to me Lord, teach me then,
that my life must have an end
French: Hahn, Si mes vers avaient des ailes Si mes vers avaient des ailes If my worms had wings If my verses had wings
Spanish: Àlvarez, Cantares De qué le sirve a tu madre What good is it to your mother How does it serve your mother


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