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Alessandro

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Opera by Georg Friedrich Händel (1685 - 1759)

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. Lusinghe più care [ sung text checked 1 time]

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Translation(s): ENG

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  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Sweetest flattery", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Lusinghe più care
d'Amor veri dardi
Vezzose volate
sul labbro, nei guardi,
e tutta involate
l'altrui libertà.

Gelosi sospetti,
diletti con pene;
fra gioie e tormenti
momenti di spene,
voi l'armi farete
di vaga beltà.


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. Quanto dolce Amor sarìa [ sung text checked 1 time]

Language: Italian (Italiano)

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Quanto dolce Amor sarìa
se non fosse gelosia
col gelato suo velen.

Quel che spera la Costanza,
e promette la Speranza,
Rende amaro al mesto sen.


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. Vibra cortese amor [ sung text checked 1 time]

Language: Italian (Italiano)

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Vibra cortese amor
un altro strale
del mio rivale al cor,
e sol l'accendi allor d'altra Bellezza.

Bramata sol da me,
per Alma tutta fe
l'ingrata non avrà
tanta fierezza.


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. Da un breve riposo [ sung text checked 1 time]

Language: Italian (Italiano)

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Da un breve riposo
Di Stato amoroso,
Più Fiero, più forte
Di Gloria al sentiero
Amante e Guerriero
Il Cor tornerà.

Se gia tutta in guerra
Mi cede la Terra;
Il vanto d’Onore
S’io cedo all’Amore,
Minor non sarà.


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. Pregi son d'un alma grande [ sung text checked 1 time]

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Translation(s): ENG

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  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "A great soul values the following things", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Pregi son d'un alma grande
L'amicizia e il Valor:
Senza questi, in van si spande
ogni titolo d'Onor.


Submitted by Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

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