The LiederNet Archive
WARNING. Not all the material on this website is in the public domain.
It is illegal to copy and distribute our copyright-protected material without permission.
For more information, contact us at the following address:
licenses (AT) lieder (DOT) net

Á la sombra de mis cabellos

Language: Spanish (Español)

Á la sombra de mis cabellos
mi querido se adurmió:
si le recordaré ó no?

Peinaba yo mis cabellos
con cuidado cada dia,
y el viento los esparcia
revolviéndose con ellos
y á su soplo y sombra de ellos
mi querido se adurmió:
si le recordaré ó no?

Diceme que le da pena
el ser en extremo ingrata,
que le da vida y le mata
esta mi color morena,
y llamándome sirena
él junto á mí se adurmió:
si le recordaré ó no?

Translation(s): GER

List of language codes

About the headline (FAQ)

Note: in many anthologies of popular Spanish poetry from the 19th century, the author is given as Anonymous; in the book Antología general de la literatura española: verso, prosa, teatro, Volume 1, Revista de Occidente, 1954, on p. 718, the author is given as Pedro Arias Pérez.

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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

    [ None yet in the database ]

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

Text added to the website: 2008-06-14.
Last modified: 2018-05-30 13:26:09
Line count: 17
Word count: 83

Gentle Reminder
This website began in 1995 as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since 2008. Our research has never had any government or institutional funding, so if you found the information here useful, please consider making a donation. Your gift is greatly appreciated.
     - Emily Ezust

Browse (Petrucci Music Library) for Lieder or choral works