by Anonymous / Unidentified Author
Translation © by Víctor Sampietro Crespo

Caro laccio, dolce nodo
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG SPA
Caro laccio, dolce nodo,
che legasti il mio pensier;
so ch'io peno e pur ne godo,
son contento e prigionier.


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):

  • ENG English (Stephen Jackson) , title 1: "Dear snare, sweet knot", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Víctor Sampietro Crespo) , title 1: "Querido lazo, dulce nudo", copyright © 2010, (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: 4
Word count: 20

Querido lazo, dulce nudo
Language: Spanish (Español)  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Querido lazo, dulce nudo,
Que amarraste mis pensamientos,
Sé que sufro y aun así disfruto,
Estoy preso y aun así feliz.


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This text was added to the website: 2010-11-30
Line count: 4
Word count: 21