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Con le belle non ci vuol fretta

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Mi tien Filli sin qui
ne ben detto di nò
ne ben detto di sì
Amore eh che farò
aspetto ò lascio

Amor non mi risponde
ma mi dice la speme
con le belle a goder non ci vuol fretta
vien' il bene tal'hor
ne si sà donde
Non sai tù che consola
L'amante di molt' anni un hora sola.

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: "Avec les belles il ne faut pas être pressé", 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: 13
Word count: 61

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Avec les belles il ne faut pas être pressé

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

Jusqu'ici Phyllis me tient,
elle n'a pas dit non,
elle n'a pas dit oui,
Amour, que dois-je faire,
attendre ou abandonner ?

Amour ne m'a pas répondu
mais l'espoir m'a dit
Avec les belles il ne faut pas être pressé,
Parfois le bonheur vient
on ne sait d'où.
Ne sais-tu pas que peut être récompensé
l'amant qui a aimé pendant de longues années par une seule heure ?

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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: 2017-06-22.
Last modified: 2017-06-22 06:20:10
Line count: 13
Word count: 69