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La Vittoria

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Il gran Giove non si gloria
d'altre belle esser amante
Gode solo Dio costante
Quando in seno e di Vittoria.

La Vittoria d'un bel Rovere
Al suo Giove adorna il crine
Nel cui verde in aure e brine
Già la gloria venne à piovere.

Nacque già nobil primitia
Già gli rese il ciel fecondi
Ma d'Etruria anco i sei mondi
D'alti Eroi voglion douitia.

Translation(s): FRE

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Submitted by Guy Laffaille [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):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Vittoria", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-02-27 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:09

Line count: 12
Word count: 64

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Language: French (Français) after the Italian (Italiano)

Le grand Jupiter ne se glorifie pas 
d'autres belles à aimer,
le Dieu constant se réjouit seulement
Quand il est sur le sein de Vittoria.

Vittoria, d'un beau chêne,
orne la chevelure de son Jupiter,
dans sa verdure, dans la brise et le givre,
déjà la gloire est venue se déverser.

Les premiers fruits nobles sont déjà nés,
et le ciel l'a rendue fertile
mais en Étrurie comme dans les six mondes
la dévotion est due aux plus hauts héros.

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Based on
  • a text in Italian (Italiano) by Giulio Strozzi (1583 - 1660)
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Barbara Strozzi. Go to the text.


Text added to the website: 2017-06-16 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2017-06-16 05:13:22

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Word count: 80