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Godere in Gioventù

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Nel bel fior di gioventù
alle gioie aprire il seno
Donzellette e gran virtù

chi tardi cominciò gode assai meno
Scherniti pentimenti
che per comprar contenti
non hà spaccio poi molto
l'argento d'vn capel l'oro d'un volto

Nel bel fior di gioventù
alle gioie aprire il seno
Donzellette e gran virtù

è d'un corto mattin breve il sereno
Bellezze fuggitive
estinte pria che vive
in van l'arte v'aiuta
non si racquista più beltà perduta

Nel bel fior di giouentù
alle gioie aprire il seno
Donzellette e gran virtù.

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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Réjouissez-vous dans votre jeunesse", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-02-27 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:09

Line count: 19
Word count: 88

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