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Language: Portuguese (Portugu√™s)

Véu de tristeza terra e céus invade
De espaço a espaço ave agoureira pia,
O orvalho chora, e em lenta suavidade
Badala o sino ao longe, Ave Maria. Ave Maria.

Essa hora em que à saudade da luz,
Se junta o horror à treva fria,
Tão cheia de mistérios e ansiedade,
Tão repassada de melancolia.

Cheguei também da vida a ess?hora triste,
Crepúsculo, em que o sol já não existe,
Em que a luz da ilusão desaparece.

Horas ardentes em que o sol fulgura!
Horas de amor! De glória! De ventura!
Dia! Por que me foges? Anoitece.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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: 2010-07-18 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:52
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Word count: 97

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