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Voi pur da me partite, anima dura

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Voi pur da me partite, anima dura,
né vi duol il partire.
Ohimè! quest'è un morire
crudele, e voi gioite?
Quest'è vicino aver l'ora suprema,
e voi non lo sentite.
O meraviglia di durezza estrema:
esser alma d'un core
e separarsi, e non sentir dolore!

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 (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Vous me quittez donc, âme cruelle", 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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Word count: 45

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Vous me quittez donc, âme cruelle

Language: French (Français) after the Italian (Italiano)

Vous me quittez donc, âme cruelle,
et la séparation ne vous apporte aucune douleur.
Hélas ! c'est une mort
cruelle, et vous vous réjouissez ?
C'est être proche de l'heure suprême,
et vous ne le ressentez pas.
Ô merveille de dureté extrême :
être l'âme d'un cœur
et se séparer, et ne pas ressentir la douleur !

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Text added to the website: 2013-02-28.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:08
Line count: 9
Word count: 57