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Ah! ah! che mondo matto!

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Ah! ah! che mondo matto!  
Osservo in ogni loco,
che gli uomin presso a poco
fan tutti il mio mestier.
Io lustro gli stivali:
or certi di quei tali,
cui vedi questo e quello
qua e là far di cappello,
cui dir senti illustrissimo,
signor... monsieur... messer...
chi son?... si può saper?...
Sono, se ben ci vedi,
tanti stivali in piedi,
che, nel di dentro vôti,
si fan lustrar di fuor.
Ah! ah! questa si noti,
ch'è degna d'un dottor.


Submitted by Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)


Text added to the website: 2018-06-13.
Last modified: 2018-06-13 16:02:56
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