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Fenesta ca lucive

Language: Italian - Neapolitan (dialect)

Fenesta ca lucive e mo nun luce...
sign'è ca nénna mia stace malata...
S'affaccia la surella e mme lu dice:
Nennélla toja è morta e s'è atterrata...

Chiagneva sempe ca durmeva sola,
mo dorme co' li muorte accompagnata...

Va' dint''a cchiesa, e scuopre lu tavuto:
vide nennélla toja comm'è tornata...
Da chella vocca ca n'ascéano sciure,
mo n'esceno li vierme...Oh! che piatate!

Zi' parrocchiano mio, ábbece cura:
na lampa sempe tienece allummata...

Addio fenesta, rèstate 'nzerrata
ca nénna mia mo nun se pò affacciare...
Io cchiù nun passarraggio pe' 'sta strata:
vaco a lo camposanto a passíare!

'Nzino a lo juorno ca la morte 'ngrata,
mme face nénna mia ire a trovare!...

Submitted by Robert Uomini


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

Text added to the website: 2008-02-06 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:35
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Word count: 112

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