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Crudele Irene, tu m'hai lasciato

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Crudele Irene, tu m'hai lasciato,
  Tu m'hai tradito, abbandonato, oh!
  Ma pure, credilo, non me ne importa,
  Un'altra bella ritroverò, oh!

Cento fanciulle di ogni sorta
  A me promettono novello amore.
  Ma, traditrice, ridammi il core
  Che quel tuo sguardo a me rubò.

Tu piangi, tu piangi,
  O come io rido! ah! ah.

Irene, credilo, è un sogno matto
  Quel che lasciandomi tu forse hai fatto, oh!
  Pensavi certo ch'io ne morissi,
  Ma di te presto mi scorderò, oh!

E se tu allora te ne pentissi
  Io riderei del tuo dolore.
  Ma, traditrice, ridammi il core
  Che quel tuo sguardo a me rubò.

Tu piangi, tu piangi,
  O come io rido! ah! ah.

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:45

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