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Se Tu M’ami – Anne’s Earworms Episode 28

04 Oct 17
Anne Russell

This Italian art song is one of my voice songs for this semester, and my favorite so far. I usually listen to the version by Cecilia Bartoli and Gyorgy Fischer.

“Se Tu M’ami” (“If You Love Me,” in English) is unrequited love from the other side. The singer is being pursued by a shepherd, and she likes him and finds his favor wonderful. She is sorry for his suffering over her, but she doesn’t think that he’s her only option. It’s clever and emotional, and I like listening to the music in another language. Enjoy!




  1. BestMomEver October 14, 2017 at 7:00 pm Reply


  2. Hannah November 16, 2017 at 9:27 am Reply

    This has always been one of my favorites, too. I never sang it, but many of my college friends did. And I also like Cecilia Bartoli! Do you know Sebben Crudele and Gia Sole del Gange?

    • Anne Russell November 16, 2017 at 11:57 am Reply

      No, I’m definitely going to look it up!

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