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Cedo a Roma, e cedo a te

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Cedo a Roma, e cedo a te.  
Questi dica innanzi a me,
s'ebbi già romano il cor:
ma in amor,
no non ti cedo no, ti sfido all'armi.
E se rival tu sei,
esser duce più non déi:
l'onor ti vieterà
privar di libertà chi non disarmi.

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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)

Text added to the website: 2018-06-22.
Last modified: 2018-06-22 14:23:11
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