by Grazio Braccioli (1682 - 1752)
Translation © by Andrew Schneider

Sol per te mio dolce amore
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Sol per te mio dolce amore    
questo core
avrà pace avrà conforto.

Le tue vaghe luci belle
son le stelle,
onde amor m'addita il porto.


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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Solely through you, sweet love", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website: 2018-05-20
Line count: 6
Word count: 25

Solely through you, sweet love
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Solely through you, sweet love,
this heart shall find peace and repose.

Your dear, beautiful eyes are the stars
through which Cupid guides me to port.


  • Translation from Italian (Italiano) to English copyright © 2018 by Andrew Schneider, (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.

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This text was added to the website: 2018-05-21
Line count: 4
Word count: 26