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Pensa a serbarmi, o cara

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Pensa a serbarmi, oh cara,
i dolci affetti tuoi;
amami, oh cara,
e lascia poi ogn’altra cura a me, cara!
Tu mi vuoi dir col pianto,
che resti in abbandono;
nò, così vil non sono,
e meco ingrato tanto
Cesare non è.

Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Andrew Schneider [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):

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Think only of preserving for me, my dearest", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2018-03-31.
Last modified: 2018-06-15 14:27:13
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