by Giovanni Battista Guarini (1538 - 1612)

Ch'i' t'ami, e t'ami piú de la mia vita
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): FRE SPA
Ch'i' t'ami, e t'ami piú de la mia vita,
se tu nol sai, crudele,
chiedilo a queste selve,
che tel diranno, e tel diran con esse
le fère loro e i duri sterpi e i sassi
di questi alpestri monti,
ch'i' ho sí spesse volte
inteneriti al suon de' miei lamenti.

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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)

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Que je t'aime, et que je t'aime plus que ma vie", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Javier Pablo Sotelo) , title 1: "¿Que si te amo, si te amo más que a mi vida?", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Alberto Pedrotti

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 8
Word count: 51