The LiederNet Archive
WARNING. Not all the material on this website is in the public domain.
It is illegal to copy and distribute our copyright-protected material without permission.
For more information, contact us at the following address:
licenses (AT) lieder (DOT) net

Chiudesti i lumi, Armida

Language: Italian (Italiano)

Chiudesti i lumi, Armida, il cielo avaro
invidiò il conforto à tuoi martiri.
Apri, misera, gli occhi; il pianto amaro

ne gli occhi al tuo nemico hor ché non miri?
O s'udir tu'l potessi, ò come caro
t'addolcirebbe il suon de'suoi sospiri!
Dà quanto ei puote, e prende (e tu no'l vedi)
pietoso in vista gli ultimi congedi.

Submitted by Auditorium du Louvre


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 between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:51
Line count: 8
Word count: 58

Gentle Reminder
This website began in 1995 as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since 2008. Our research has never had any government or institutional funding, so if you found the information here useful, please consider making a donation. Your gift is greatly appreciated.
     - Emily Ezust

Browse (Petrucci Music Library) for Lieder or choral works