Amarilli, mia bella (Giulio Caccini)

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General Information

Title: Amarilli, mia Bella
Composer: Giulio Caccini
Lyricist: Giovanni Battista Guarini

Number of voices: 1v   Voicing: Solo high
Genre: SecularAria

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1601 in Le nuove musiche.

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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

Amarilli, mia bella
Non credi, o del mio cor dolce desio,
D'esser tu l'amor mio?
Credilo pur, e se timor t'assale,
Prendi questo mio strale,
Aprimi il petto e vedrai scritto in core:
Amarilli, Amarilli, Amarailli
è il mio amore.

("Dubitar non ti vale" [doubt not, tis vane] may be used as a more polite alternative to "Prendi questo mio strale" - see notes on score)

English.png English translation

Amarilli, lovely Amarilli
Believest thou not, oh my heart's sweet desire
tis thee my heart aspires?
Believe, tis true: yet should a dread besiege thee
rip my bosom open,
and there inscribed you'll see
Amarilli, Amarilli, Amaraillys
My sweetest love art thou.

Hebrew.png Hebrew translation

אמארילי, יפתי תמה
אינך סמוכה, תשוקת לבי המתוקה
שאכן משאת אהבתי את, נאווה
אנא, בטחי: ואם חרדת ספק תקפתך
ספק שווא הוא, יפתי
קרעי חזי לרווחה, ושם חרוט בלבבי קראי
אמארילי, אמארילי, בחירת לבי היא
אמארילי אהובתי