Arder sole’ nel freddo ghiaccio il foco
Language: Italian (Italiano)
Arder sole’ nel freddo ghiaccio il foco;
or m’è l’ardente foco un freddo ghiaccio,
disciolto, Amor, [quello insolubil laccio]1,
e morte or m’è, che m’era festa e gioco.
Quel primo amor che ne diè tempo e loco,
nella strema miseria è greve impaccio
a l’alma stanca...
Translation(s): FRE FRE GER
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1 Boucourechliev: "quel invisibil lacio"
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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)
- by André Boucourechliev (1925 - 1997), "A l’alma stanca", 1995, published 1998 [high voice, flute, and piano], from Trois fragments de Michel-Ange, no. 3, Editions Salabert [ sung text checked 1 time]
- by Jeanne Leleu (1898 - 1979), "Arder solea dentro il mio ghiaccio il fuoco", 1924, published 1925 [medium voice and piano or orchestra], from Sonnets de Michel-Ange Buonarroti, no. 5, Paris, Éd. 'Au Ménestrel' Heugel, also set in French (Français) [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]
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Other available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Pour l'âme lasse", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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