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Non conosci il bel suol

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

Non conosci il bel suol
Che di porpora ha il ciel?
Il bel suolo u' de'rai
son più tersi i colori?
Ove l'aura è più dolce,
più lieve l'augel?
Ove in ogni stagione
ha l'ape sempre fiori?
Ove sotto il fulgor
d'un cielo ognor seren
par che l'april s'eterni
all'erbetta in sen?

Ohimé! Potess'io tornare
a quelle amate sponde
onde fui tolta un dì!
Là sol vorrei restare,
amare e morir!

Non conosci l'ostel
che là s'erge sul pian?
Le sale adorne d'or,
le statue alle pareti,
che fanno scolta a notte,
e mi tendon le man?
Il recinto u' si danza
all'ombra degli abeti?
Ed il lago infinito,
alle cui linfe in sen
mille schifi leggieri
sen vanno qual balen?

Ohimé! Potess'io ritornare
a quelle sponde amene,
onde fui tolta un dì!
Là sol vorrei restare,
Amare e morir!


Submitted by Sergio Leone

Authorship


Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832), "Mignon", written 1784, appears in Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre, first published 1795 CAT CZE DUT ENG ENG ENG ENG FRE FRE FRE FRE FRE HUN POL RUS ENG FRE FRE FRE GER RUS
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Ludwig Abeille, Wilhelm Baumgartner, Bror Beckman, Ludwig van Beethoven, Alban Maria Johannes Berg, Carl Blum, Michael Brough, Leopold Damrosch, Alphons Diepenbrock, John Woods Duke, H. Elkamp, Zdenko Antonín Václav Fibich, Carl Gollmick, Friedrich Götzloff, August Ferdinand Häser, Moritz Hauptmann, Georg Jakob Ernst Häusler, Alexis Holländer, Paul Hoppe, Gustav Jansen [not F. G. Jansen], Adolf Jensen, Bernhard Klein, Joseph Klein, Raphael von Koeber, Theobald Kretschmann, Hans Kretzschmer, Karl Johan Krook, Nikolaus, Freiherr von Krufft, Huub de Lange, Leopold Lenz, Hélène Liebmann, Franz Liszt, Oswald Lorenz, Franz Anton Maurer, Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel, Heinrich Meyer, Ferdinand Möhring, Carl Moltke, Lodewijk Mortelmans, Ignaz von Mosel, August Mühling, Hans Georg Nägeli, August Pohlenz, Gustav Reichardt, Johann Friedrich Reichardt, Adolf Reichel, Bernard Reichel, Helene Riese, Andreas Jakob Romberg, Anton Grigoryevich Rubinstein, Heinrich von Sahr, Malvina Schnorr von Carolsfeld, Othmar Schoeck, Franz Peter Schubert, Robert Alexander Schumann, Louis [Ludwig] Spohr, Gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini, Václav Jan Křtitel Tomášek, Martin Wegelius, Eduard Ritter von Welz, Hugo Wolf, Erich J. Wolff, Karl Friedrich Zelter. Go to the text.

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

Settings in other languages or adaptations:

  • Also set in German (Deutsch), original text by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832) , no title, from Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre, Book III, Chapter 1 CZE CAT DUT RUS HUN ENG ITA FRE POL RUS ENG by Ludwig Abeille, Bror Beckman, Ludwig van Beethoven, Alban Maria Johannes Berg, Leopold Damrosch, Zdenko Antonín Václav Fibich, Moritz Hauptmann, Hélène Liebmann, Franz Liszt, Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel, Johann Friedrich Reichardt, Anton Grigoryevich Rubinstein, Othmar Schoeck, Franz Peter Schubert, Robert Alexander Schumann, Robert Alexander Schumann, Louis [Ludwig] Spohr, Gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini, Václav Jan Křtitel Tomášek, Hugo Wolf, Karl Friedrich Zelter, Helene Riese, Karl Johan Krook, Carl Blum, Erich J. Wolff, Friedrich Götzloff, Carl Gollmick, August Ferdinand Häser, Georg Jakob Ernst Häusler, Bernhard Klein, Bernhard Klein, Oswald Lorenz, Joseph Klein, Ignaz von Mosel, Huub de Lange, Nikolaus, Freiherr von Krufft, Leopold Lenz, Zdenko Antonín Václav Fibich, Hans Georg Nägeli, Wilhelm Baumgartner, Alphons Diepenbrock, Franz Anton Maurer, John Woods Duke, Martin Wegelius, Carl Moltke, August Mühling, August Pohlenz, Heinrich Meyer, Gustav Reichardt, Andreas Jakob Romberg, H. Elkamp, Adolf Jensen, Alexis Holländer, Bernard Reichel, Malvina Schnorr von Carolsfeld, Eduard Ritter von Welz, Michael Brough, Lodewijk Mortelmans, Theobald Kretschmann, Gustav Jansen [not F. G. Jansen], Ferdinand Möhring, Paul Hoppe, Hans Kretzschmer, Heinrich von Sahr.
  • Also set in English, a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist , title unknown, copyright © CZE CAT DUT HUN RUS ITA FRE POL RUS by Ralph Shapey.
  • Also set in Russian (Русский), a translation by Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev (1803 - 1873) , no title CAT CZE DUT HUN ENG ITA FRE POL ENG by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
  • Also set in French (Français), a translation by (Paul) Jules Barbier (1825 - 1901) , title unknown [an adaptation] CAT CZE DUT RUS HUN ENG ITA POL RUS ENG and by Michel Carré (1819 - 1872) , title unknown [an adaptation] CAT CZE DUT RUS HUN ENG ITA POL RUS ENG by Ambroise Thomas.
  • Also set in French (Français), a translation by Louis Gallet (1835 - 1898) , title unknown [an adaptation] CAT CZE DUT RUS HUN ENG ITA POL RUS ENG by Charles Gounod.
  • Also set in French (Français), a translation by Victor Wilder (1835 - 1892) , title unknown [an adaptation] CAT CZE DUT RUS HUN ENG ITA POL RUS ENG by Henri Duparc.
  • Also set in Polish (Polszczyzna), a translation by Adam Mickiewicz (1798 - 1855) , title unknown CAT CZE DUT RUS HUN ENG ITA FRE RUS ENG by Stanisław Moniuszko.
  • Also set in Czech (Čeština), a translation by Ladislav Quis (1846 - 1913) , title unknown CAT DUT RUS HUN ENG ITA FRE POL RUS ENG by Zdenko Antonín Václav Fibich.
  • Also set in Russian (Русский), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist , title unknown CAT CZE DUT HUN ENG ITA FRE POL ENG by Akhilles Nikolayevich Alferaki.

Text added to the website: 2004-08-15.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:09
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Word count: 140

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