Se ardire, e speranza
Language: Italian (Italiano)
Se ardire e speranza
Dal ciel non mi viene,
Mi manca constanza
Per tanto dolor.
La dolce compagna
Udir che si lagna,
Condotta a morire,
Son smanie, son pene
Che opprimono un cor.
Translation(s): ENG FRE
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Submitted by John Versmoren and Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "If daring and hope", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Si audace et espoir", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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If daring and hope
Language: English after the Italian (Italiano)
If daring and hope
do not come down to me from Heaven,
I lack the will to bear up
against this pain.
My heart is so oppressed
by the woe of seeing
my sweet consort taken away,
led off to her death,
of hearing her suffering.
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