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Alfonsos Cavatina

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wenn ich dich, Holde, sehe,
so glaub' ich keinen Schmerz,
schon deine blosse Nähe
beseligt dieses Herz.

Die Leiden sind zerronnen,
die sonst die Brust gequält,
es leuchten tausend Sonnen
der Lustentbrannten Welt.

Und neue Kräfte blitzen
ins trunkne Herz hinein,
ja, ich will dich beschützen,
ich will dein Diener sein.


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE ITA

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Cavatina for a bass voice from the opera Alfonso and Estrella", copyright ©
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , title 1: "Cavatina di Alfonso", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Alfonso's cavatine", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Fran├žais) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Cavatine", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:49
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Word count: 51

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Alfonso's cavatine

Language: Dutch (Nederlands) after the German (Deutsch)

Ik word haast gek van blijheid,
Als ik jou, liefste, zie.
Alleen al jouw nabijheid
Brengt mij tot euforie.
 
Het leed is overwonnen,
Dat eerst bedierf mijn jeugd,
Er stralen duizend zonnen,
De wereld brandt van vreugd.
 
En nieuwe krachten flitsen
Door mijn1 dronken hart en brein,
'k Wil hoeden jou en gidsen,
Ik wil jouw dienaar zijn.


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  • Singable translation from German (Deutsch) to Dutch (Nederlands) copyright © 2009 by Lau Kanen, (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: 2009-06-03.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:15
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Word count: 58