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Vado, e giro ne' palchetti

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Vado, e giro ne' palchetti,    
parlo a questo, parlo a quello,
ed al suon del ritornello
gran silenzio si farà.
A cantar tu poi cominci,
come un flebile usignuolo,
e la gente a stuolo a stuolo
bravo bravo ti dirà.
Da me tosto si ripiglia:
miei signori, la sentite?
È una buona buona figlia,
non sa l'acqua intorbidar.
Se poi sento i zerbinetti,
che ti fàccino i fischietti,
ci è per Bacco ci è la via,
che a dovere gli fa star.
Statti allegra, mia carina,
che vogliamo giubilar.
(Ma non sa la poverina
che se l'opra va giù,
si dirà poi la mattina,
l'impresario non c'è più.)

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)

Text added to the website: 2018-05-26T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2018-08-15T12:25:49
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