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Desideri vani

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Desideri che?
Desideri che sperate di gioir.
Voi v'ingannate.
Può ben grand' ale
Ingigantito il core
Spiegar al ciel d'amore,
Mentre dalla crudel
Che vi fa guerra
Vostre speranze in terra
Piombano fulminate.
In vano ergete
Ardimentoso il guardo
Ad un seren bugiardo,
Mentr'al vostro salir
Fiere procelle
Dalle nemiche stelle
Vengono minacciate.
Desideri che?
Desideri che sperate di gioir.
Voi v'ingannate.

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: "Désirs vains", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2017-05-21.
Last modified: 2017-06-29 14:16:53
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Word count: 62

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