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O viva fiamma, o miei sospiri ardenti

Language: Italian (Italiano)

O viva fiamma, o miei sospiri ardenti,
o petto pien di duol, o spirti lassi,
o pensier d'ogni speme ignudi e cassi,
o strali del mio cor fieri e pungrnti,

o bei desir de l'onorate menti,
o vane imprese, o dolorosi passi,
o selve, o piagge, o fonti, o fiumi , o sassi,
o sola mia cagion d'aspri tormenti,

o vaghe erbette, o fiori, o verdi mirti,
o loco un tempo a me dolce e giocondo
ov'io già sparsi dilettoso canto

o voi, leggiadri ed amorosi spirti,
- s'alcun vive guaggiù nel basso mondo -
pietà vi prenda del mio acerbo pianto!

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: 2008-09-04 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:53
Line count: 14
Word count: 102

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