Historic Sheet Music Collection

Parigi O Cara: O! Lov'd Italia

Giuseppe Verdi

Parigi O Cara: O! Lov'd Italia
by Guiseppe Verdi

Publication: London

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Abstract

[Verse 1]
O! lov'd Italia!
Dear home of our childhood!
Ah! with what joy, we welcome thy shore
Often, in sadness
Our fond hearts have ponder'd
Sighing to tread
Thy valleys once more.
As we behold thee,
Still calmly glowing,
Cloth'd in thy beauty, Like some fair bride
All that in absence,
Warmly we picture'd,
Now fill each breast
With rapture and pride;

[Verse 2]
Yes lov'd Italia!
Dear home of our childhood!
Thou art my mother roam where we will
Oh when the mem'ry
Of all else hath faded,
We shall revere,
And cherish thee still.
O! lov'd Italia!
Dear home of our childhood!
We shall revere thee,
And cherish thee still;
O! lov'd Italia!
O! Lov'd Italia!
O! lov'd Italia!
Dear home of our childhood!
We shall revere thee,
And cherish thee still;
O! lov'd Italia!
O! Lov'd Italia!

 

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