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Godere in Gioventù

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Nel bel fior di gioventù
alle gioie aprire il seno
Donzellette e gran virtù

chi tardi cominciò gode assai meno
Scherniti pentimenti
che per comprar contenti
non hà spaccio poi molto
l'argento d'vn capel l'oro d'un volto

Nel bel fior di gioventù
alle gioie aprire il seno
Donzellette e gran virtù

è d'un corto mattin breve il sereno
Bellezze fuggitive
estinte pria che vive
in van l'arte v'aiuta
non si racquista più beltà perduta

Nel bel fior di giouentù
alle gioie aprire il seno
Donzellette e gran virtù.


Translation(s): FRE

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Submitted by Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]

Authorship


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: "Réjouissez-vous dans votre jeunesse", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2009-02-27.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:09
Line count: 19
Word count: 88

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Réjouissez‑vous dans votre jeunesse

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

Dans la belle fleur de la jeunesse,
ouvrir son sein à la joie,
jeunes filles, est une grande vertu.

Qui commence tard se réjouit beaucoup moins :
Vous raillerez les regrets,
Car pour acheter le bonheur
on ne reçoit pas beaucoup
de l'argent d'une chevelure ou de l'or d'un visage.

Dans la belle fleur de la jeunesse,
ouvrir son sein à la joie,
jeunes filles, est une grande vertu.

Le beau temps dure le temps d'un court matin,
la beauté s'enfuit,
elle est éteinte avant de vivre.
en vain l'art vous aide,
la beauté perdue n'est plus retrouvée

Dans la belle fleur de la jeunesse,
ouvrir son sein à la joie,
jeunes filles, est une grande vertu.


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Based on
  • a text in Italian (Italiano) by Giulio Strozzi (1583 - 1660)
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Barbara Strozzi. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2017-06-15.
Last modified: 2017-06-15 09:10:52
Line count: 19
Word count: 117