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Aura soave

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Aura soave di segreti accenti
Che penetrando per l'orecchie al core
Svegliasti la dove dormiva Amore
Per te respiro e vivo
Da che nel petto mio
Spirasti tu d'Amor vital desio
Vissi di vita privo
Mentre amorosa cura in me fu spenta
Hor vien che l'alma senta
Virtu di quel tuo spirto gentile
Felice vita oltre l'usato stile.

Translation(s): ENG FRE

List of language codes

Submitted by John Glenn Paton [Guest Editor]


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):

  • ENG English (John Glenn Paton) , title 1: "Sweet breeze of secret words", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Doux souffle", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2008-03-25 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:39

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Doux souffle

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

Doux souffle d'accents secrets
Qui en pénétrant par mes oreilles jusqu'à mon cœur
Éveille l'amour qui dormait là ;
Par toi je respire et je vis,
Depuis que dans mon sein
tu as soufflé le désir vital de l'amour.
Je vivais privé de vie
Tant que le soin de l'amour était éteint,
Viens maintenant que mon âme ressente
La vertu de ton esprit plein de douceur,
La vie heureuse au delà de la vie commune.

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