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Ricordati che sei

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Ricordati che sei  
regina madre, e sposa,
che dell'onor gelosa
ti vuol la maestà.

Pria che soffrir la pena
d'una servil catena,
sì, sì questa tu déi
pietosa crudeltà.

Translation(s): ENG

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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)

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Remember that you are", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2018-05-21.
Last modified: 2018-05-21 18:31:50
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Word count: 29

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Remember that you are

Language: English after the Italian (Italiano)

Remember that you are
queen, mother, and wife,
that majesty wants you
to jealously guard your honor.

Before you suffer the
pain of servile chains,
yes, you must perform this
cruel act of mercy.

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Based on
  • a text in Italian (Italiano) by Antonio Maria Luchini (c1690 - 1730?), "Ricordati che sei"
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Antonio Vivaldi. Go to the text.


Text added to the website: 2018-06-01.
Last modified: 2018-06-01 17:50:12
Line count: 8
Word count: 34