The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #13384   Message #110295
Posted By: Ferrara
01-Sep-99 - 01:07 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Plaisir d'Amour
From memory:

Piacer d'amor piu' di un' di sol' non dura;
Martir d'amor dura tutta la vita. (repeat?)

The pleasure of love doesn't last more than a day
The pain of love lasts all [one's] life.

"Fin che tranquillo scorrera il ruscello
"La' verso il mar che cinge la pianura
"Io t'amero," mi disse l'infidele
Scorre il rio ancor, ma cambio' in lei l'amor

"As long as the little stream shall flow down, tranquil,
"There toward the sea which floods the beach,
"I will love you," the unfaithful one said to me --
The river is still flowing, but love changed in her!

(Repeat first part.)

If time permits, I'll look up the chords. At that point we'll also find out what I forgot or left out! - Rita F