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L'ho accompagnata fino al Camposanto, Dove la terra fu per lei rimossa, E là mi sono stemperato in pianto Vicino alla sua fossa. Poscia ho piantato della croce al piede Due fiorellini d'opposto colore: Uno era scuro, ed è per chi lo vede Simbol del mio dolore. L'altro era bianco siccome la Fede, E gliel' ho posto proprio sul core, E gliel'ho posto; ed è per chi lo crede Simbol del suo candore.
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- by Charles Gounod (1818 - 1893), "L'ho accompagnata", CG. 350 (1872) [voice and piano], from Biondina, poème musical, no. 12, also set in French (Français) [ sung text checked 1 time]
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- Also set in French (Français), a translation by (Paul) Jules Barbier (1825 - 1901) ENG ; composed by Charles Gounod.
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- ENG English (Laura Prichard) , "I went with her to cemetery", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Ferdinando Albeggiani
Text added to the website: 2004-08-03 00:00:00
Last modified: 2016-10-04 18:06:52
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I went with her to cemetery, Where the grave had been dug for her, And there, I dissolved in tears Next to her tomb. Then I planted at the foot of the cross Two flowerets of contrasting colors: One was dark, for one who may see it as A symbol of my pain. The other was as pure white as my fidelity to her, And I placed it over her heart, There I placed it; for one who will know it is a symbol of her innocence.
- Translation from Italian (Italiano) to English copyright © 2016 by Laura Prichard, (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.
Text added to the website: 2016-10-04 00:00:00
Last modified: 2016-10-04 18:06:42
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