by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio

So ch’è fanciullo Amore
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
So ch’è fanciullo Amore
né conversar gli piace
con la canuta età.
Di scherzi ei si compiace;
si stanca del rigore;
e stan di rado in pace
rispetto e libertà.

About the headline (FAQ)


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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "I know Cupid does not enjoy", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2018-05-12
Line count: 7
Word count: 30