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Descalça vai para a fonte

Language: Portuguese

Descalça vai para a fonte
Descalça vai para a fonte leonor pela verdura;
Vai formosa e não segura.
Leva na cabeça o pote,
O texto nas mãos de prata,
Cinta de fina escarlata.
Sainho de chamalote;
Traz a vasquinha de cote.
Mais branca que a neve pura;
Vai formosa e não segura.
Descobre a touca a garganta,
Cabelos de ouro o trançado,
Fita de cõr de encarnado,
Tão linda que o mundo espanta;
Chove nela graça tanta
Que dá graça a formesura;
Vai formosa e não segura.


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

Text added to the website: 2011-12-01.

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