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Chi brama in amore

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Chi brama in amore
far paghi i desiri,
nel centro del core
non chiuda i martiri.
Con note sonore,
con voci che strida
all'empia omicida,
sue pene distingua.
Pietà non manca
ad amator ch'ha lingua.

S'aviene ch'un dardo
il core t'impiaghe,
non copra le piaghe
silenzio codardo,
discopra non tardo
le fresche ferite
chi brama guarite
le pene dei core.
Per amante ch'è muto
è sordo Amore.

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) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2017-05-30.
Last modified: 2017-06-25 16:06:40
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Celui qui désire ardemment en amour

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

Celui qui désire ardemment en amour,
pour satisfaire  ses désirs,
que dans le centre de son cœur
il n'enferme pas sa souffrance.
Avec des notes sonores,
avec une voix qui crie
qu'à l'impie meurtrière
il montre sa peine.
La pitié ne manque pas
pour l'amant qui a une langue.

S'il arrive qu'une flèche
blesse ton cœur,
ne recouvre pas la plaie
d'un silence lâche.
Qu'il découvre sans tarder 
la blessure fraîche
celui qui désire guérir
les peines du cœur.
Pour un amant qui est muet,
l'amour est sourd.

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Translations of title(s):
"Amante loquace" = "Amant loquace"
"Chi brama in amore" = "Celui qui désire ardemment en amour"


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