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Son fra l'onde in mezzo al mare

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Son fra l'onde in mezzo al mare,
E al furor di doppio vento;
Or resisto, or mi sgomento
Fra la speme, e fra l'orror.

Per la fe, per la tua vita
Or pavento, or sono ardita,
E ritrovo egual martire
Nell' ardire e nel timor.

Translation(s): CAT ENG FRE

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About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Tutte le opere di Pietro Metastasio, Firenze, Tipografia Borghi e compagni 1832, page 566-567.

The text appears in "Gli Orti Esperidi", parte I, Aria di Venere.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Peter Rastl [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):

  • CAT Catalan (CatalĂ ) (Salvador Pila) , "Estic entre les onades", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Gary D. Cannon) , "I am among the waves", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Je suis parmi les vagues", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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