Mi fai languir,
Ti voglio amar.
Con la lunghezza
Del mio servir
La tua fierezza
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):
(Débora Letícia Batista)
, title 1: "Ainda que, cruel", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
, title 1: "Obgleich, Grausamer", copyright © 2001, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
, title 1: "Although, cruel love", copyright © 2004, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Although, cruel love
Although, cruel love,
you make me languish,
I will always
love you true.
With the patience
of my serving
I will be able to tire out
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