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Ho nel seno un doppio ardore

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Ho nel seno un doppio ardore  
di speranza e di timore,
or sì dolce, or sì crudele,
che il mio labbro dir no 'l può.

E alla voce lusinghiera
d'una speme menzognera,
crudo amor, irato cielo,
più resistere non so.


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) , "In my breast dwells a double passion", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2018-05-25.
Last modified: 2018-05-25 22:15:11
Line count: 8
Word count: 40

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In my breast dwells a double passion

Language: English after the Italian (Italiano)

In my breast dwells a double passion,
alternating between hope and fear.
One is so sweet, 
the other is so cruel,
and my lips cannot possibly explain it.

And I can no longer resist
the flattering voice
of a false hope,
o cruel Love and wrathful Heaven.


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Based on
  • a text in Italian (Italiano) by Apostolo Zeno (1669 - 1750), "Ho nel seno un doppio ardore"
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Antonio Vivaldi. Go to the text.

 

Text added to the website: 2018-07-09.
Last modified: 2018-07-09 17:03:39
Line count: 9
Word count: 47