BARCAROLA BARCAROLE
Pai Gomez Charinho - (Portuguese) trans. James H. Donalson
As frores do meu amigo
briosas van no navio,
e van-se as frores
d'aqui ben con meus amores,
idas son as frores
d' aqui ben con meus amores.

As frores do meu amado
briosas van en o barco,
e van-se as frores
d' aqui ben con meus amores
idas son as frores
d' aqui ben con meus amores.

Briosas van no navio
pera chegar ao ferido,
e van-se as frores
d' aqui ben con meus amores,
idas son as frores
d' aqui ben con meus amores.

Briosas van en o barco
pera chegar ao fossado,
e van-se as frores
d' aqui ben con meus amores,
idas son as frores
d'aqui ben con meus amores.

Para chegar ao ferido,
servir mi corpo vel ido,
e van-se as frores,
d' aqui ben con meus amores,
idas son as frores
d' aqui ben con meus amores.

Pera chegar ao fossado,
servir mi corpo loado,
e van-se as frores
d' aqui ben con meus amores,
idas son as frores
d' aqui ben con meus amores.
The flowers of my dear sweetheart
are decorating the warship
The flowers are departing
and my love is going with them,
the flowers have departed
and my love is going with them.

The flowers of my beloved one
are decorating the galley:
The flowers are departing
and my love is going with them,
the flowers have departed
and my love is going with them.

They're decorating the warship
as it goes out to the conflict,
The flowers are departing
and my love is going with them,
the flowers have departed
and my love is going with them.

They're decorating the galley
as it goes out to the battle,
The flowers are departing
and my love is going with them,
the flowers have departed
and my love is going with them.

As they go out to the conflict
to serve my sprightly young body,
The flowers are departing
and my love is going with them,
the flowers have departed
and my love is going with them.

As they go out to the battle,
to serve my praiseworthy body,
The flowers are departing
and my love is going with them,
the flowers have departed
and my love is going with them.

Trans. Copyright © James H. Donalson 2005


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