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Non è di gentil core

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Non è di gentil core
chi non arde d'amore. 
Ma voi, che del mio cor l'anima sete,
e nel foco d'amor lieta vivete,
sete di gentil core, 
perché ardete d'amore.

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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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 (unknown or anonymous translator) , "His heart is not refined"
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2003-09-29T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2019-02-12T21:35:24
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His heart is not refined

Language: English after the Italian (Italiano)

His heart is not refined
who does not burn with love.
But you, who are the soul of my heart,
and in love's fire happily live,
your heart is indeed refined,
because you burn with love.

Note: the translators, who wish to remain anonymous, have indicated that this is to be regarded as a public-domain translation.


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Text added to the website: 2010-04-09T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16T10:03:38
Line count: 6
Word count: 36