by Nicolò Beregan (1627 - 1713)
Translation © by Steven Paul Spears

Vedrò con mio diletto
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG FIN
Vedrò con mio diletto
l'alma dell'alma mia
Il core del mio cor pien di contento.

E se dal caro oggetto
lungi convien che sia
Sospirerò penando ogni momento...


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 (Steven Paul Spears) , "I will see with joy", copyright © 2004, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Research team for this text: Steven Paul Spears , Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2004-03-23
Line count: 6
Word count: 28

I will see with joy
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
I will see with joy,
the soul of my soul
heart of my heart full of content.
And if from my dear object
I be far away
I will sigh, suffering every moment...


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This text was added to the website: 2004-03-23
Line count: 6
Word count: 33