I vain prümavaira (Cyrill Schürch)

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  • (Posted 2019-09-02)  CPDL #55243:       
Editor: Cyrill Schürch (submitted 2019-09-02).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 122 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: The piece can be performed unisono (S and piano) oder with three-part choir (SSA and piano).

General Information

Title: I vain prümavaira
Composer: Cyrill Schürch
Lyricist: Louisa Famoscreate page

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: SSA
Genre: SecularUnknown

Language: Romansh
Instruments: Piano

First published: 2019
Description: "I vain prümavaira" - Spring is coming, a short and beautiful poem in Romansh (by Swiss poet Louisa Famos), one of the descendant languages of the spoken Latin and official 4th language of Switzerland. A pronounciation guide is on my website, as well a sample videos and performances.

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Original text and translations

Romansh.png Romansh text

I vain prümavaira
Il sulai ria
El tegn’in sa bratscha
La naiv
La terra cumainza
A trar il flà.

English.png English translation

Spring is coming
The sun is smiling,
holding snow
in its arms
The earth begins
to breathe.