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La biondina in gondoleta (1901)


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Venezia


La biondina in gondoleta

La biondina in gondoleta
L’altra sera g’ho menà:
Dal piacer la povereta,
La s’ha in bota indormenzà.
La dormiva su sto brazzo,
Mi ogni tanto la svegiava,
Ma la barca che ninava
La tornava a indormenzar.
Gera in cielo mezza sconta
Fra le nuvole la luna,
Gera in calma la laguna,
Gera il vento bonazzà.
Una sola bavesela
Sventola va i so’ caveli,
E faceva che dai veli
Sconto el sento fusse più.
M’ho stufà po’, finalmente,
De sto tanto so’ dormir,
E g’ho fato da insolente,
No m’ho avuto da pentir;
Perchè, oh Dio, che bele cosse
Che g’ho dito, a che g’ho fato!
No, mai più tanto beato
Ai mii zorni no son stà.

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Composer

Reynaldo Hahn was a French composer, conductor and music critic. He moved to France at the age of three from Venezuela. 

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