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Ahi, disperata vita, Che fuggendo il mio bene, Miseramente cade in mille pene! Deh, torna alla tua luce alma e gradita Che ti vuol dar aita!
- 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)
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Guy Tops) , title 1: "Ah, desperate life", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , title 1: "Ach, hoffnungsloses Leben", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Ah, vie sans espoir", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Guy Tops
This text was added to the website: 2007-06-19
Line count: 5
Word count: 26
Ah, vie sans espoir, Qui en fuyant mon bien-aimé, Tombe misérablement dans mille tourments ! Oh, tourne-toi vers ta lumière douce et gracieuse Qui veut t'aider !
- Translation from Italian (Italiano) to French (Français) copyright © 2015 by Guy Laffaille, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
This text was added to the website: 2015-12-11
Line count: 5
Word count: 27