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Ecco vicine, o bella tigre

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Ecco vicine, o bella tigre, l'ore
che tu de gli occhi mi nasconda i rai:
ah che l'anima mia non sentì mai,
meglio che dal partir, le tue dimore!

Fuggimi pur con sempiterno errore:
sotto straniero ciel, ovunque sai
che, quanto più peregrinando vai,
cittadina ti sento in mezzo al core.

ma potess'io seguir, solingo errante,
o sia per valli o sia per monti o sassi,
l'orme del tuo bel piè leggiadre e sante:

ch'andrei là dove spiri e dove passi,
con la bocca e col cor, devoto amante,
baciando l'aria ed adorando i passi.

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.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:53
Line count: 14
Word count: 95

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