by Anonymous / Unidentified Author
Translation © by John Glenn Paton

Caro mio ben
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG GER GER POR SPA
Caro mio ben,
credimi almen,
senza di te
languisce il cor.

Il tuo fedel
sospira ognor.
Cessa, crudel,
tanto rigor!

Authorship

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 (John Glenn Paton) , "My dear beloved", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English [singable] (Theodore Baker) , "Thou, all my bliss"
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , "Mein teurer Geliebter", copyright © 2001, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , "Herzliebster mein", copyright © 2001, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • POR Portuguese (Português) (Débora Letícia Batista) , "Meu caro bem", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Aminta Iriarte) , "Mi querido", copyright © 2003, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 8
Word count: 20

My dear beloved
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
My dear beloved,
believe me at least,
without you
my heart languishes.

Your faithful one
always sighs;
cease, cruel one,
so much punishment!

Authorship

  • Translation from Italian (Italiano) to English copyright © by John Glenn Paton, (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 between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 8
Word count: 23