Ben dovrei, occhi leggiadri, Come ladri del mio core Condannarvi a lagrimar. Ma vedendo quei cari e dolci rai, Più che mai mi ritorno a innamorar. E scordandomi il mio duolo Mi contento pianger solo E non posso col mirarvi Benchè ladri, occhi leggiadri, Condannarvi a lagrimar.
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- by Timothy Hoekman , "Gavotta", 2002, published 2010, first performed 2004 [ baritone and harpsichord ], from Suite italiana, no. 5, confirmed with a concert programme booklet [sung text checked 1 time]
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