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Intorno a due vermiglie e vaghe labra

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Intorno a due vermiglie e vaghe labra,
di cui rose più belle
non ha la primavera,
volan soavi baci a schier'a schiera.
E son più ch'a le stelle
in ciel puro e sereno,
più ch'a le gemme de la terra in seno.
Motti sonori od amorosi o casti,
tra tanti un mi negasti,
spietat'un bacio solo,
tu che non spieghi a volo,
Amor, insidiando a baci
sì com'augei rapaci,
che sol imaginand'han già rapita
quest'alm'e questa vita.
Tendi l'insidie tendi
ed un'almen tra mill'ardito prendi.

Translation(s): FRE GER

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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)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Fran├žais) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Autour des deux lèvres vermeilles et magnifiques", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , title 1: "Zwei leuchtend rote Lippen, süße", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2008-09-02T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16T10:02:53
Line count: 17
Word count: 85

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