by Anonymous / Unidentified Author

Cara e dolce dolce
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Cara e dolce dolce,
Dolcissima libertà,
Quanto ti piange il core.
Fra i lacci d'un crin d'oro
Prova d'un ciglio arcier la crudeltà.

Le dure ritorte,
Che rigida sorte
Mi dà per mercé
Mi stringono i pié
E al mio lungo penar negan pietà.

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Set in a modified version by Alessandro Scarlatti.

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

  • ENG English (John Glenn Paton) , title 1: "Dear and very sweet", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: John Glenn Paton [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2005-03-07
Line count: 10
Word count: 44