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In Haven (Capri)

Language: English

Closely let me hold thy hand,
   Storms are sweeping sea and land;
Love alone will stand.

Closely cling, for waves beat fast,
   Foam-flakes cloud the hurrying blast;
Love alone will last.

Kiss my lips, and softly say:
   Joy, sea-swept, may fade to-day;
Love alone will stay.


Translation(s): CAT GER ITA

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

Authorship

Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Set in a modified version by Edward Elgar, Sir.

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

  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Nel porto (Capri)", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , title 1: "Al port (Capri)", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) [singable] (Bertram Kottmann) , title 1: "Im Hafen (Capri)", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:27
Line count: 9
Word count: 46

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Nel porto (Capri)

Language: Italian (Italiano) after the English

Lascia che ti stringa saldamente la mano
la burrasca spazza la terra e il mare
l'amore soltanto potrà durare.

Abbracciami forte, le ondate si frangono rapide,
Spruzzano schiuma le raffiche del vento;
l'amore soltanto rimane fermo.

Baciami sulle labbra, e lieve sussurra:
Rallegrati, i marosi possono affievolirsi oggi stesso;
l'amore soltanto resterà in eterno.


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  • Translation from English to Italian (Italiano) copyright © 2010 by Ferdinando Albeggiani, (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: 2010-09-06.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:59
Line count: 9
Word count: 54