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Pianto della Madonna

Language: Latin

Iam moriar, mi illi: quis nam poterit
matrem consolari
in hoc fero dolore,
hoc tam duro tormento?
iam moriar, mi ili.
O mi Jesu, mi sponse, mi dilecte,
mea spes, mea vita,
me deferis: heu vulnus cordis mei!
Respice Jesu mi, respice, precor,
Respice matrem tuam
Quae gemendo pro te pallida languet
atque in morte funesta,
in hac tam dura et tam immani cruce
Tecum petit aigi!
O Jesu mi, o potens homo, o Deus,
Cuius pectoris heu tanti doloris
Quo torquetur maria,
miserere gementis,
Tecumquae estincta sit quae per te vixit.
sed promptus ex hac vita
Discedis, o mi ili, et ego hic ploro;
Tu confringes infernum
hoste victo superbo,
Et ego relinquor praeda doloris
solitaria et moesta.
Te Pater almus, teque fons amoris
suscipient laeti, et ego
Te non videbo, o Pater, o mi sponse!
haec sunt, haec sunt promissa
archangeli Gabrielis?
haec illae excelsae sedes
antiqui Patris David?
sunt haec regalia serta
Quae tibi cingant crines?
haec ne sunt aurea sceptra
Et inem regni
aigi duro ligno
Et clavis laniari atque corona?
ah Jesu, ah Jesu mi, heu mihi dulce mori:
Ecce plorando, ecce clamando rogat
Te misera maria,
nam tecum mori est illi gloria et vita.
heu ili, non respondes?
arduus es ad letus atque querelas?
O mors, o culpa, o inferne,
Ecce ecce sponsus meus.
mersus in undis velox!
O terrae, centrum aperite profundum
Et cum dilecto meo me quoque
abscondite!
misera, quid iam loquor?
heu, quid spero, quid quaero, o Jesu mi?
non sit, non sit quod volo,
sed iat quod tibi placet:
Vivat moestum cor meum plenum dolore,
Pascere, ili mi, matris amore.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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)


Text added to the website: 2019-04-08.
Last modified: 2019-04-08 19:40:54
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Word count: 270

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