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Star vicino

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Star vicino al bell'idol che s'ama,
È il più dolce diletto d'amor,
È un incanto, un'ebbrezza, una brama,
Che due cori congiunge in un cor.

Fortunato chi intende gli accenti
Di un affetto sincero e fedel!
Egli prova vivendo i contenti
Sol concessi ai beato nel ciel!

A che giova l'estate fiorita?
Ogni bene che il cielo ne diè
Non si conti fra i giorni di vita
Quel che scorso in amando non è.

Translation(s): POR ENG


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):
    * POR Portuguese (Portugu√™s) (Débora Letícia Batista) , title 1: "Estar próximo", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * ENG English (Carl Ratner) , title 1: "To stay near", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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