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Bella che troppo in alto vi tenete

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Bella che troppo in alto vi tenete,
Con molta fantasia vi fate amare.
A chi vi parla, alquanto rispondete,
Che vi rincresce il troppo salutare.
Figlia non sei d'un Alessandro Magno,
Nemmen padrona di qualunque regno;
E se l'oro non vuo', prendi lo stagno:
Se tu non vuo' l'amor, prendi lo sdegno.


Translation(s): GER

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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)

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Text added to the website: 2003-12-29.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:02
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Word count: 52

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Hoffärtig seid Ihr, schönes Kind, und...

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Italian (Italiano)

Hoffärtig seid Ihr, schönes Kind, und geht
Mit Euren Freiern um auf stolzem Fuß.
Spricht man Euch an, kaum daß Ihr Rede steht,
Als kostet Euch zuviel ein holder Gruß.
Bist keines Alexanders Töchterlein,
Kein Königreich wird deine Mitgift sein,
Und willst du nicht das Gold, so nimm das Zinn;
Willst du nicht Liebe, nimm Verachtung hin.


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Submitted by Alberto Pedrotti

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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 (Donna Bareket) , title 1: "You are haughty, beautiful child", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Fran├žais) (Guy Laffaille) , title unknown, copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2003-12-29.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:02
Line count: 8
Word count: 57