by Niccolò Minato (1630 - 1698)
Translation © by Shula Keller

Ombra mai fu
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG HEB
Ombra mai fu
di vegetabile,
cara ed amabile,
soave più.


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 [singable] (Shula Keller) , "Never was shade", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English [singable] (Nathan Haskell Dole)
  • HEB Hebrew (עברית) [singable] (Shula Keller) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website: 2008-04-08
Line count: 4
Word count: 10

אין בעולם –
Language: Hebrew (עברית)  after the Italian (Italiano) 

אין בעולם –
טוב מצל עץ ירוק --
נס ותפארת הוא --
מרפא ללב - (מרפא כל לב)

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This text was added to the website: 2010-04-09
Line count: 5
Word count: 20