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Godere, e tacere

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Giosca al gioir nostro
E l'aura e l'onda
Scherzin tra l'erbe e i fiori
I lascivetti Amori
A nostri dolci canti
Eccho risponde
In questo lieto e fortunato giorno
Volin le Grazie intorno
vengan sul labbro i cori
E s'annodino l'alme
Al suon de' baci
Ah, non dir più
Mia lingua, taci.

Translation(s): FRE

List of language codes

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: "Jouir et se taire", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-02-27 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:09

Line count: 13
Word count: 52

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Jouir et se taire

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

Réjouissez-vous de notre joie,
vent et onde,
jouez à travers l'herbe et les fleurs,
petits amours lascifs,
À nos doux chants
Que l'écho réponde.
Dans ce jour joyeux et heureux
que les Grâces volent tout autour
sur les lèvres et les cœurs
et que les âmes se nouent
à coups de baisers.
Ah, ne dis plus rien
ma langue, tais-toi.

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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: 2017-06-21 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2017-06-21 10:14:30

Line count: 13
Word count: 60