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Hearke, hearke, the Larke at Heavens...

Language: English

Hearke, hearke, the Larke at Heavens gate sings,
     and Phœbus gins arise,
[His Steeds to water at those Springs
     on chalic'd Flowres that lyes:]1
And winking Mary-buds begin to ope their Golden eyes
With every thing that pretty is, my Lady sweet arise:
     Arise arise.


Translation(s): DUT FIN FRE GER GER GER GER GER GER ITA

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Confirmed with Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies. Published according to the True Originall Copies. London. Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed. Blount. 1623 (Facsimile from the First Folio Edition, London: Chatto and Windus, Piccadilly. 1876), page 377 of the Tragedies.

Note: The poem is Cloten's song in act II, scene 3.

1 omitted by Johnson.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]

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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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Text added to the website: 2003-09-29T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2019-01-09T03:39:28
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Ascoltala, ascoltala! L'Allodola

Language: Italian (Italiano) after the English

CLOTEN
Ascoltala, ascoltala! l'allodola che scioglie
Il suo soave canto alle celesti soglie,
mentre Febo, appena desto, abbevera i destrieri
alla rugiada che colma i calici dei fiori;
Le timide calendule hanno iniziato
a schiudere il loro occhio dorato:
Insieme a ogni cosa che appare bella
Svegliati ora, dolcissima fanciulla:
svegliati, svegliati!


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  • Translation from English to Italian (Italiano) copyright © 2008 by Ferdinando Albeggiani, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.

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Based on
  • a text in English by William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), "Song", appears in Cymbeline DUT FIN FRE GER GER GER GER GER GER
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Godfrey Edward Pellew Arkwright, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Thomas Chilcot, Frederica Elvira Gambogi, John Linton Gardner, Sven Eric Emanuel Johanson, Robert Johnson, Harvey Worthington Loomis, Roger Quilter, Cyril Meir Scott. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2008-07-04T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2016-05-19T12:39:13
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Word count: 52