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Alla luna

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Madre d'ombre e di timori
È la notte, che da grotte
Esce fuor cinta d'orrori.
Le nostr'armi
Che la vincon son i carmi.

Scopri il viso, argentea Luna,
che sorella
non men bella
sei del sol, quantunque bruna,
è brunezza,
che non toglie la bellezza.

Del fratello il raggio ardente,
che t'indora,
ti scolora,
e lo stral d'invidia sente,
l'occhio sei
de la notte e l'ombre bei.

Tu più vaga e adorna testa,
scopri il Cielo
sotto il velo
de la notte in bruna vesta.
Senza scorno
Sempre vai di cerchio in corno.


Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani

Authorship


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: 2008-03-31.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:39
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