by Gaius Valerius Catullus (c84 BCE - 54 BCE)
Translation © by Dominick Argento (1927 - 2019)

Let us live, my Clodia, and let us love
Language: English  after the Latin 
Let us live, my Clodia, and let us love
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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)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

  • Also set in English, a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist [an adaptation] ; composed by Henry Purcell.
  • Also set in French (Français), a translation by Jean-Antoine de Baïf (1532 - 1589) , no title [an adaptation] ; composed by Reynaldo Hahn.
  • Also set in French (Français), a translation by Georges Lafaye (1854 - 1927) ; composed by Darius Milhaud.

This text was added to the website: 2010-12-17
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Word count: 27