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Ridonami la calma!

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Ave Maria per l'aria va il suon d'una campana
Sorge venere pura e solitaria da la selva lontana.
Oh! Come si diffonde del vespero la pace!
La rondine ritorna a le sue gronde e là s'addorme e tace
Resta un murmure lento di mille voci strane.
Forse tra i fiori e tra le siepi 
il vento racconta storie arcane.
Chi sa quanti pensieri in quel susurro grato!
Il vento canta e sopra i cimiteri e i giardini è passato.

Ave maria, nel core comm'èe dolce la sera?
Tu sai che ne' tormenti dell'amore è schietta la preghiera;
ond'io, nel cielo fiso lo sguardo umido e l'alma:
"Ridonami, ti prego, il mio sorriso;
Ridonami la calma, ridonami la calma!"

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)

Text added to the website: 2008-05-07.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:42
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Word count: 118

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