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Io ti vengo, Giesu, drieto

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Io ti vengo, Giesu, drieto
Con la croce seguitando
A rispetti dato ho bando
Onde io son molto quieto

Questa croce e pur soave
Che a pigliar rispetto havevo
Non mi par', o Giesu, grave
Come fussi io mi credevo
Sotto'entrarci gia temevo
Come debol non mancare

Dolce egli e questo viaggio
Ne mi par lunga la via
S io percuoto, o vero Dio,
Non mi e molta ricadia
Perche io ho la guida mia
Che mi da rizzando aiuto

Chi allegro vuole stare
La sua croce in spalla pigli
Ne verrà christo aiutare
Come a qua diletti figli
Vi trarra hor de perigli
E passar fara il giordano

E mi duol di questo assai
Ch'io l'ho tardi Giesu intesa
Non credeo portarla mai
Hor Giesu la non mi pesa
Perche pane tu n'hai presa
E la spalla sotto tieni

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)

Text added to the website: 2009-11-12 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:27
Line count: 28
Word count: 140

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