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Canción del boga ausente

Language: Spanish

Qué trijte que ejtá la noche,
la noche qué trijte ejtá:
no hay en er cielo una ejtreya...
                              Remá! remá!

La negra re mi arma mía,
mientra yo brego en la má,
bañao en suró por eya,
¿Qué hará? ¿qué hará?

Tar vej por su zambo amáo
doriente sujpirará,
o tar vej ni me recuecda...
                             Yorá, yorá!

La j'embras son como toro
lo rejta tierra ejgracia;
con acte se saca er peje
                     der má, der má!...

Con acte s'abranda er gierro,
se roma la mapaná;...
cojtante y ficmej la penaj;
no hay má, no hay má!...


Qué ejcura que ejtá la noche;
la noche qué ejcura ejtá;
asina ejcura ej l'ausencia...
                       Bogá! bogá!...


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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