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Amarilli, mia bella

Language: Italian

Amarilli, mia bella,
Non credi, o del mio cor dolce desio,
D'esser tu l'amor mio?
Credilo pur: e se timor t'assale,
[Dubitar non ti vale.]1
Aprimi il petto e vedrai scritto in core:
Amarilli, Amarilli, Amarailli
è il mio amore.

Translation(s): ENG POR SPA SPA GER ENG

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1 or "prendi questo mio strale"


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 (Katherine McGuire) , "Amaryllis, my lovely one", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * POR Portuguese (Débora Letícia Batista) , "Amarilli, minha bela", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * SPA Spanish (Aminta Iriarte) , "Amarili, mi bella", copyright © 2003, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * SPA Spanish (Diego S. Loyola) , "Amarilli", copyright © 2003, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * GER German (Bertram Kottmann) , "Amaryllis, meine Schöne", copyright © 2001, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * ENG English [singable] (Shula Keller) , "Amarilli, beloved", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Amarili, mi bella

Language: Spanish

 Amarili, mi bella,
 no crees en el dulce deseo de mi corazón,
 que tu eres mi amor?
 Creéme pues, y si te asalta el temor,
 no dudes que es verdad.
 Abre mi pecho y velo escrito en mi corazón:
 Amarili, Amarili, Amarili,
 es mi amada.

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    * Translation from Italian to Spanish copyright © 2003 by Aminta Iriarte, super_aminta (AT) hotmail.com, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. Please contact the copyright-holder(s) when requesting permission to reprint and be sure to give proper credit.

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Text added to the website: 2004-02-04.