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Κατθνάισκει, Κυθέρη᾽, ἄβρος

Language: Aeolic Greek

Κατθνάισκει, Κυθέρη᾽, ἄβρος Ἄδωνις∙ τί  κε  θεῖμεν;
καττύπτεσθε, κόραι, καὶ κατερείκεσθε   κίθωνας.


Translation(s): ENG FRE ITA RUS

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Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani

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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)

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  • ENG English (Henry Thornton Wharton) , title unknown
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title unknown, copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2008-01-04.
Last modified: 2014-08-11 09:56:52
Line count: 2
Word count: 12

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Delicate Adonis is dying, Cytherea; what...

Language: English after the Aeolic Greek

Delicate Adonis is dying, Cytherea; what shall we do? 
Beat your breasts, maidens, and rend your tunics.


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Submitted by Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]

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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)

    [ None yet in the database ]


Text added to the website: 2011-06-29.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:27
Line count: 2
Word count: 17