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Mentre ti lascio

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Mentre ti lascio, oh figlia!
In sen mi trema il core!
Ahi! che partenza amara!
Provo nel mio dolore
Le smanie ed il terror!
Parto, tu piangi! oh Dio!
Ti chiedo un sol momento!
Figlia, ti lascio! oh Dio!
Che fìer tormento!
Ah! mi spezza il cor!
Parto! addio! tu piangi?

Translation(s): FRE

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Submitted by John Versmoren


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) , "Tandis que je te quitte", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2004-07-12.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:08
Line count: 11
Word count: 51

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Tandis que je te quitte

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

Tandis que je te quitte, ô fille !
Dans mon sein mon cœur tremble !
Ah ! quelle séparation amère !
J'éprouve dans ma douleur
De l'agitation et de la terreur.
Je pars, tu pleures ! oh Dieu !
Je te demande un seul instant !
Fille, je te quitte ! oh Dieu !
Quel tourment cruel !
Ah ! le cœur me brise !
Je pars ! adieu ! tu pleures ?

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Text added to the website: 2018-01-17.
Last modified: 2018-01-17 03:45:33
Line count: 11
Word count: 73