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La crudele, che non sente

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Dagl'abissi del mio core
strepitosi escon gli accenti
a spiegarti il mio dolore,
a narrarti i miei tormenti.
Ma tu, bella crudel, sorda ti fai:
orecchia che non vuol non sente mai.

Nell'inferno più profondo
tormentato amor mi tiene,
d'ogni male a torto abbondo,
son immense le mie pene.
Ma tu, bella crudel, cieca ti fai:
un occhio che non vuol non vede mai.

Con un sì potresti solo,
eloquente parlatrice,
con un sì togliermi il duolo
con un sì farmi felice.
Ma tu, bella crudel, muta ti fai:
la bocca che non vuol non parla mai.

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: "La cruelle qui n'entend pas", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2017-05-24 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2017-06-18 03:30:36

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