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Language: Italian (Italiano)

La notte è scintillante di fiammelle,
O giovinetta!
Vieni a vedere quanto sono belle;
Scendi: t'affretta!

Una stellata conca pare il lago,
O giovinetta!
Vieni'a specchiarvi la tua dolce imago;
Scendi: t'affretta!

Il tempo fugge e porta via le stelle...
E non aspetta!
Se tu vuoi salutar le tue sorelle,
Scendi: t'affretta!

Mentre le guarderai qui sul mio core
Ti terrò stretta!
Ah! non temer!... verrà con noi l'Amore,
Nella barchetta!...

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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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Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:23
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