The Neapolitan Song Five Great Singers

The Neapolitan Song Song 10 - 'O surdate `nnammurate

Unlike most of those represented here, `O surdate `nnammurate is a happy love song. The singer tells of a soldier in love who is leaving to fight in a war.

Although he is neither sad nor melancholy, the soldier must reassure the young woman that she should not worry - he will remain faithful to her. He will remain happy while away because he knows that she will be thinking of him.

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