Pensa a serbarmi, o cara
Language: Italian (Italiano)
Pensa a serbarmi, oh cara,
i dolci affetti tuoi;
amami, oh cara,
e lascia poi ogn’altra cura a me, cara!
Tu mi vuoi dir col pianto,
che resti in abbandono;
nò, così vil non sono,
[e meco ingrato tanto
Cesare non è.]1
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1 : Jommelli: "e meco irato tanto / il fato non è."
Submitted by 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)
- by Georg Friedrich Händel (1685 - 1759), "Pensa a serbarmi, o cara", HWV 29 (1732), first performed 1732, from the opera Ezio, no. 2. [ sung text checked 1 time]
- by Niccolo Jommelli (1714 - 1774), "Pensa a serbarmi, o cara" [ sung text checked 1 time]
- by Andrew Schneider (b. 1991), "Pensa a serbarmi, o cara", 2017, copyright © 2017. [tenor or soprano and piano] [ sung text checked 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Think only of preserving for me, my dearest", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Text added to the website: 2018-03-31 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2018-06-15 14:27:13
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Word count: 42
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