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Anima dolorosa che vivendo

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Anima dolorosa che vivendo
tanto peni e tormenti
quant'odi e parli e pensi e miri e senti,
amor spiri? Che speri? Ancor dimori
in questa viva morte? in quest'inferno
de le tue pene eterno?
Mori, misera, mori!
Che tardi piú? che fai?
Perché, mort'al piacer, vivi al martire?
Perché vivi al morire?
Consuma il duol che ti consuma omai,
di questa morte che par vita uscendo.
Mori, meschina, al tuo morir morendo.

Translation(s): FRE

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Submitted by Alberto Pedrotti


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):

  • FRE French (Fran├žais) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Âme douloureuse", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:31
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