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Sta notte mi sognava

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Sta notte mi sognava
ch'all'inferno mestamente me n'andava,
non per i miei peccati 
ma per veder chi fanno i dannati. 

Stando la mi pareva 
che nel mezzo Plutone si sedeva,
tra quei spiriti infernali 
chi dan'al'alma tanti stragi mali.


Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by John Versmoren

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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)

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

  • ENG English (Andrew Huth) , title 1: "Last night I dreamed", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2003-09-29T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16T10:01:19
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Word count: 39

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Last night I dreamed

Language: English after the Italian (Italiano)

Last night I dreamed 
that I descended sadly into the underworld:
not on account of my sins, 
but to see how the damned souls fare. 

There I seemed to see 
Pluto enthroned in the midst
of those infernal spirits 
who cause our souls such evil torment.


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Text added to the website: 2003-09-29T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16T10:01:19
Line count: 8
Word count: 46