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Giunse alfin il momento

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Giunse alfin il momento
Che godrò senza affanno
In braccio all'idol mio! Timide cure,
Uscite dal mio petto,
A turbar non venite il mio diletto!
Oh, come par che all'amoroso foco
L'amenità del loco,
La terra e il ciel risponda!
Come la notte i furti miei seconda!

Deh, vieni, non tardar, o gioia bella,
Vieni ove amore per goder t'appella.
Finché non splende in ciel notturna face
Finché l'aria è ancor bruna e il mondo tace.
Qui mormora il ruscel, qui scherza l'aura,
Che dolce sussurro il cor ristaura;
Qui ridono i fioretti, e l'erba è fresca:
Ai piaceri d'amor qui tutto adesca.
Vieni, ben mio: tra queste piante ascose
Ti vo' la fronte incoronar di rose.

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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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)

Set in a modified version by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Nika Kožar) , copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2010-02-24.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:35
Line count: 19
Word count: 117

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Finally the moment has arrived

Language: English after the Italian (Italiano)

Finally the moment has arrived
for me to give myself to pleasure without worry 
in the arms of my beloved.
Shame, begone from my heart,
do not disturb my moment of joy!
Oh, it seems that to my amorous fire
the amenity of this place,
the earth and the sky responds,
like the night seconds my want!

Oh come, do not be late, my beloved,
come where love calls you to pleasure
until the night sky no longer glows,
while the world is still dark and silent.
Here murmurs the brook, the air dances, 
and with sweet whispers heals the heart,
here flowers giggle and grass is crisp,
everything entices the pleasures of love.
Come, dear, among these hidden trees,
I want to crown your head with roses.

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Text added to the website: 2019-04-11.
Last modified: 2019-04-11 00:36:25
Line count: 19
Word count: 128