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Quando la fama altera

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Quando la fama altera,  
con tromba ben sonora,
pei regni dell'aurora
a pubblicarlo andrà,
affé che più d'un principe,
insin nel suolo ausonio
a riverir Pomponio
sollecito verrà.
E questi chi saranno
Filippo or vi dirà.
Dal Pekin l'Ohang tessè,
dalla Persia il gran Sofì,
dall'Egitto il Califè,
il Mogollo dal Chilì.
E da Libia verran poi
coi lor baffi i primi eroi,
di Marocco Alzul Balà,
Alì dal Baldugerì,
di Guinea Micazirà,
e di Tripoli il Beì;
tutto un tal cerimoniale
stamperassi nel giornale,
e dal giù sino alle sfere
don Pomponio sbalzerà.
(Ma, con poco suo piacere,
or burlato resterà.)

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: 2018-06-03 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2018-08-15 19:21:21

Line count: 26
Word count: 102

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