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Chiome d'argento fine

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Chiome d’argento fino, irte e attorte 
senz’arte intorno ad un bel viso d’oro;
fronte crespa, u’ mirando io mi scoloro,
dove spunta i suoi strali Amor e Morte;
  
occhi di perle vaghi, luci torte
da ogni obietto diseguale a loro;
ciglie di neve e quelle, ond’io m’accoro,
dita e man dolcemente grosse e corte;
  
labra di latte, bocca ampia celeste;
denti d’ebeno rari e pellegrini;
inaudita ineffabile armonia;
  
costumi alteri e gravi: a voi, divini
servi d’Amor, palese fo che queste
son le bellezze della donna mia.


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: 2018-07-11.
Last modified: 2018-07-11 11:12:02
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