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Lasso vita mia, mi fa morire, Crudel'amor mio cor consume, Da mille ferite, che mi fa morir. Ahi me, Deh, che non mi fa morire, Crudel'amor, mi fa sofrir mille martire.
- by Anonymous / Unidentified Author [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by John Dowland (1562 - 1626), "Lasso vita mia", published 1612, from A Pilgrimes Solace [ sung text verified 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- IRI Irish (Gaelic) [singable] (Gabriel Rosenstock) , "Lig dom, a bheatha liom", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: David H. Clarke
This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
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Lig dom, a bheatha liom, is tú mo bhás An géarghrá im chroí dom’ chreimeadh Le míle míle goin, táthar dom mhilleadh Mo léan géar. ná tar in aice liom, a Ghrá, An géarghrá, ag fulaingt táim an bás ina mhíle.
- Singable translation from Italian (Italiano) to Irish (Gaelic) copyright © 2014 by Gabriel Rosenstock.
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This text was added to the website: 2014-11-29
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