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Misero Alceo

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Misero Alceo, del caro albergo fore
gir pur convienti, e ch'al partir m'appresti.
»Ecco Lidia, ti lascio, e lascio questi
poggi beati, e lascio teco il core.

Tu, se di pari laccio e pari ardore
meco legata fosti e meco ardesti,
fa' che ne' duo talor giri celesti
s'annidi e posi, ov'egli vive e more.

Sì, mentre lieto il cor staratti accanto,
gli occhi, lontani da soave riso,
mi daran vita con l'umor del pianto«.

Così disse il pastor dolente in viso.
La ninfa udillo, e fu in due parti intanto
l'un cor da l'altro, anzi un cor sol, diviso.

Translation(s): FRE

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Submitted by Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]


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 (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Malheureux Alcéo", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2008-09-03 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2016-05-19 13:07:01
Line count: 14
Word count: 100

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