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Non m'è grave 'l morire

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Non m'è grave 'l morire,
donna, per acquetar vostro desire,
anzi il viver m'annoia,
sapend'esser voler vostro ch'io moia.
Ben morrei più contento,
s'io fossi inanzi a voi di vita spento,
e vi vedess'a sorte
lagrimar per pietà de la mia morte.

Translation(s): FRE

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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)

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Mourir ne me pèse pas", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2008-09-02.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:53
Line count: 8
Word count: 42

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Mourir ne me pèse pas

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

Mourir ne me pèse pas,
Madame, pour satisfaire votre désir,
C'est plutôt vivre qui m'ennuie,
En sachant que vous souhaitez que je meure.
Je mourrais plus heureux
Si j'étais devant vous sans vie,
Et si je vous voyais par bonheur
Pleurer de pitié sur ma mort.

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Text added to the website: 2013-03-09.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:08
Line count: 8
Word count: 46