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Quell'augellin che canta

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Quell'augellin che canta 
sì dolcemente e lascivetto vola
[ora dall'abete]1 al faggio,
ed or dal faggio al mirto,
s'avesse umano spirto, 
direbbe: "Ardo d'amore, ardo d'amore."
Ma ben arde nel core
[e parla in sua favella, 
sì che l'intende il suo dolce desio.
Ed odi a punto, Silvio,
il suo dolce desio 
che gli risponde: "Ardo d'amore anch'io."]2


Translation(s): FRE

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1 Monteverdi: "or da l'abete"
2 Monteverdi:
  e chiam'il suo desio
  che li rispond': «Ardo d'amor anch'io.»
  Che sii tu benedetto,
  amoroso, gentil, vago augelletto.

Submitted by John Versmoren

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

  • FRE French (Fran├žais) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Ce petit oiseau qui chante", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2003-09-29T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16T10:01:31
Line count: 12
Word count: 58

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