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Ancor che per amarti io mi consumi

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Ancor che per amarti io mi consumi
In ogni parte e non a me rimiri
Tu, bramata cagion di miei martiri.
Deh, volgi homai ver me gli amati lumi
Poi che vil fango ancor rimirar suole
Senza oscurar i suoi bei raggi, il Sole.

Translation(s): FRE GER

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Submitted by Bertram Kottmann


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

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , title 1: "Selbst wenn ein jeder Teil von mir", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Même si de t'aimer je me consume", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2015-12-13.
Last modified: 2015-12-13 18:36:06
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Même si de t'aimer je me consume

Language: French (Français) after the Italian (Italiano)

Même si de t'aimer je me consume
Dans chaque partie, tu ne me remarques pas,
Toi, cause désirée de mon martyre,
Ah, si tu tournais vers moi tes yeux aimés,
Car sur un sol de vile boue, il peut briller
Sans obscurcir ses beaux rayons, le soleil.

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Text added to the website: 2015-12-17.
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