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I faint, I perish with my love! I grow

Language: English

I faint, I perish with my love! I grow
Frail as a cloud whose splendours pale
Under the evening's ever-changing glow:
I die like mist upon the gale,
And like a wave under the calm I fail.


Translation(s): ITA

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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):

  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Io vengo meno, muoio", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2005-01-26.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:12
Line count: 5
Word count: 37

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Io vengo meno, muoio

Language: Italian (Italiano) after the English

Io vengo meno, muoio del mio amore! Divento
fragile come una nube il cui splendore scema
nel mutante bagliore della sera:
e come nebbia al vento mi disperdo,
e cedo come l'onda alla bonaccia.


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Based on
  • a text in English by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 - 1822), "Fragment: I faint, I perish with my love!"
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): George Antheil. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2013-03-25.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:09
Line count: 5
Word count: 34