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Moralità amorosa

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Sorge il mio sol con mattutini albori
e, intento a coltivar beltà divine,
con profumi odorosi incensa il crine
per aditar altrui come s'adori.

Poscia con sottilissimi candori
sparge dell'aureo capo ogni confine,
che di polve di cipri argente e brine
fanno officio di smalto in su quegli ori.

Mentre così in bella man s'impiega
e fra ceneri e fumi il crine involve,
in catene di foco il cor mi lega.

Che meraviglia è poi se si dissolve
la bellezza in brev'ora e chi mi nega
che fugace non sia, s'è fumo e polve!

Translation(s): FRE

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Submitted by Guy Laffaille [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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Moralité amoureuse", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2017-05-21.
Last modified: 2017-06-29 14:49:55
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