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Enigma V

Language: Italian (Italiano)

(dell'ombra che si move coll'omo)
Vedrassi forme e figure d'omini o
d'animali, che seguiranno essi animali e
omini, dovunque fuggiranno : e tal fia il
moto dell'un quant'è dell'altro, ma parrà
cosa mirabile delle varie grandezze in che
essi si trasmutano.

Translation(s): FRE

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Submitted by Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]


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: "Enigma V", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2013-03-07.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:08
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Word count: 41

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Enigma V

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

(De l'ombre qui se meut avec l'homme)
On verra les formes et les figures d'hommes ou
d'animaux, qui suivront des êtres animaux et
humains, où qu'ils fuient : et tel sera le
mouvement de l'un que celui de l'autre, mais il paraîtra
chose merveilleuse par la grande variété dans
les changements de leurs tailles.

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Text added to the website: 2013-03-07.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:08
Line count: 7
Word count: 54