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Io son pur vezzosetta pastorella

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Io son pur vezzosetta pastorella
che le guance ha di rose e gelsomini,
e questa fronte e questi aurati crini
mi fanno altrui parer Driade novella.

Di flora non v'è qui nobil donzella
o schiera di pomposi cittadini
che, quando in lor m'incontro e faccio inchini
il titol non mi dian de la più bella.

E se il giorno de la festa io vado al ballo,
mi porta ogni pastor perch'io l'inviti,
specchi, fior, frutti o vezzi di corallo.

E non saranno a te punto graditi,
caro Lidio, i miei sguardi?
E sempre in fallo ti pregherò,
crudel, che tu m'aiti?

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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)

Text added to the website: 2008-09-04.
Last modified: 2017-10-15 10:00:30
Line count: 15
Word count: 101

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