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Amor dormiglione

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Amor, non dormir più!
Su, su, svegliati omai,
che mentre dormi tu
dormon le gioie mie, vegliano i guai.
Non esser, non esser, Amor, dappoco!
Strali, strali, foco,
strali, strali, su, su,
foco, foco, su, su!

O pigro o tardo
tu non hai senso,
Amor melenso
Amor codardo!
Ahi quale io resto
che nel mio ardore
tu dorma Amore:
mancava questo!

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: "L'amour dormeur", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

Last modified: 2017-05-24 03:12:37

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Word count: 61

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L'amour dormeur

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

Amour, ne dors plus !
Allons, allons, réveille-toi maintenant,
car pendant que tu dors
mes plaisirs dorment, mes ennuis veillent.
Ne sois pas, Amour, un bon à rien !
Des flèches, des flèches, du feu,
des flèches, des flèches, allons, allons,
du feu, du feu, allons, allons !

Ô paresseux, ô que tu es lent,
tu n'as pas de sens commun,
Amour niais,
Amour peureux !
Ah, pendant que je reste
avec mon ardeur,
tu dors, Amour :
c'est le bouquet !

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