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Spero per voi, sì, sì begli occhi in questo dì sanar mie piaghe. E a voi sacrar voglio gli affetti del cor mio, pupille vaghe!
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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)
- by Georg Friedrich Händel (1685 - 1759), "Spero per voi, sì, sì", HWV 33, from the opera Ariodante, no. 10. [ sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "I hold out hope for you", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]
I hold out hope for you, yes, that this very day, your beautiful eyes will heal my wounds. I wish also to consecrate unto you, dearest eyes, the affections of my heart.
- Translation from Italian (Italiano) to English copyright © 2018 by Andrew Schneider, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.