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Voi, che udite il mio lamento

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Voi, che udite il mio lamento  
compatite il mio dolor.

Perdo un trono, e pur lo sprezzo;
ma quel ben, che tanto apprezzo
ahi che il perderlo è tormento,
che disanima il mio cor.


Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

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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) , "O ye who hear my laments", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2018-05-13.
Last modified: 2018-05-13 10:47:10
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Word count: 34

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O ye who hear my laments

Language: English after the Italian (Italiano)

O ye who hear my laments,
ah, take pity on my suffering.

I lose a throne, and I scorn it all the more.
But that treasure that I so prize,
alas! the torment of losing it
causes my heart to utterly despair.


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Based on
  • a text in Italian (Italiano) by Vincenzo Grimani (1655? - 1710), "Voi, che udite il mio lamento"
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Georg Friedrich Händel. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2018-06-01.
Last modified: 2018-06-01 18:09:42
Line count: 6
Word count: 42