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Se tu della mia morte

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Se tu della mia morte
A questa destra forte
La gloria non vuoi dar,
Dalla a'tuoi lumi.

E il dardo
Del tuo sguardo
Sia quello che m'uccida
E mi consumi.


Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

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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)

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Paul Hindemith) , "If you, by this strong right hand", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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If you, by this strong right hand

Language: English after the Italian (Italiano)

If you,
by this strong right hand
do not want to give the glory of my death,
you give it with your own eyes

for the dart
of your gaze
is that which kills me
and consumes me.


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  • Translation from Italian (Italiano) to English copyright © 2009 by Paul Hindemith, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.

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Text added to the website: 2009-03-14.
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