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Andai ao portal, pastores (traduzione in Inglese)

  • Artista: Christmas Carols Artista partecipante (featuring): Portuguese Folk, Capella Duriensis Interpretato anche da: Coro Calíope, Paulo Mestre
  • Canzone: Andai ao portal, pastores Album: Portuguese Vocal Masterpieces of the 16th & 17th Centuries, Vol. 1 (2015)
  • Traduzioni: Inglese, Tedesco
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Andai ao portal, pastores

Andai ao portal, pastores!
Vereis o Verbo encarnado
De rosas todo cercado,
Todo abraçado de amores!
Todo abraçado de amores!
 
Andai ao portal, pastores!
Andai! Andai ao portal, pastores!
Andai! Andai...!
 
Este Menino entre as frores,
Também duma fror nascéu!
Também duma fror nascéu!
 
Pastores, amigos meus!
Pastores, amigos meus!
 
Este Menino...
 
É o Deus do Céu!
É o Deus do Céu!
É o Deus do Céu!
 
Este Menino...
 
É o Deus do Céu!
É o Deus do Céu!
É o Deus do Céu!
 
Postato da MetodiusMetodius Mar, 30/11/2021 - 17:38
Commenti dell’autore:

This Christmas carol was written in the XVII Century by an anonymous monk, in the Monastery of Santa Cruz, in Coimbra.

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A live performance, by countertenor Paulo Mestre and the chorus Calíope:

traduzione in IngleseInglese
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Go to the Stable, Shepherds

Go to the stable, shepherds!
You shall see the Divine Word turned to flesh
All surrounded by roses,
Completely wrapped in loves!
Completely wrapped in loves!
 
Go to the stable, shepherds!
Go to the stable, shepherds!
Do go! Do go...!
 
This Child amidst the blossoms,
Has also been born from a flower!
Has also been born from a flower!
 
Oh Shepherds, my dear friends!
Oh Shepherds, my dear friends!
 
This Child...
 
Is the King of Heaven!
Is the King of Heaven!
Is the King of Heaven!
 
This Child...
 
Is the King of Heaven!
Is the King of Heaven!
Is the King of Heaven!
 
Grazie!
thanked 6 times
Postato da MetodiusMetodius Mar, 30/11/2021 - 17:48
Ultima modifica MetodiusMetodius Ven, 03/12/2021 - 10:39
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Bertram KottmannBertram Kottmann    Gio, 02/12/2021 - 16:52

I have some problems with understanding and translating the word "portal" in this context.
The shepherds didn't go to a portal/doorway/entrance.
Could it be the entrance of the stall with the manger
or is "portal" a word for a "manger" no longer in use?

MetodiusMetodius    Ven, 03/12/2021 - 11:04

Good morning, Bertram!

Thank you for your message. The translation was arroneous and I ought to have translated portal as stable - the notion of the Nativity scene taking place in a "portal", which is exclusive of Castillian and Portuguese culture, derives from the representation that is traditionally made of it; most often, the Holy family is represented as being by the stable's entry way.

I should have made a better translation, so sorry for the confusion.

Gave a lovely day! Regular smile

Metodius

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