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Ma rendi pur contento

Language: Italian

Ma rendi pur contento
della mia bella il core,
e ti perdono, amore,
se lieto il mio non è.

Gli affanni suoi pavento
più degli affanni miei,
perché più vivo in lei
di quel ch'io vivo in me.



Translation(s): ENG GER

Authorship

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 (Barbara Miller) , "Only make her happy", copyright © 2003, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * GER German (Bertram Kottmann) , "Aber mache doch nur", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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