by Sebastiano Biancardi (1679 - 1741), as Domenico Lalli

Un certo non so che
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE SPA
Un certo non so che
Mi giunge e passa il cor,
E pur dolor, non è.

Se questo fosse amor?
Nel suo vorace ardor,
Già posi incauta,
Posi il piè!


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 (Barbara Miller) (Lorenzo Prelli) , copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Philippe Lebourg) , "Un certain je-ne-sais-quoi", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Diego S. Loyola) , "Un cierto no sé qué", copyright © 2003, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 7
Word count: 30