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Ho messo nuove corde al mandolino

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Ho messo nuove corde al mandolino
Perché le voglio far le serenate,
E gliene voglio far sera e mattino
E verno e state.

E farò sì che per le mie canzone
Vada costei famosa e disiata,
Come la bella Donna d'Avignone
Un tempo è stata.

E si dirà. "Qual è cotesta stella
Ond'il mondo ragiona? Oh come ha'l viso?"
Ed io: "Non se ne trova una sì bella
In Paradiso."

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , "I put new strings on the mandolin", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2004-08-03.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:05
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Word count: 70

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