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Great Glamis! worthy Cawdor!

Language: English

Great Glamis! worthy Cawdor!
Greater than both, by the all-hail hereafter!
Thy letters have transported me beyond
This ignorant present, and I feel now
The future in the instant.


Translation(s): FRE ITA

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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)

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This text (or a part of it) is used in a work
  • by Joseph Horovitz (b. 1926), "Lady Macbeth", subtitle: "A Scena", 1970, Composer's note: The composer has selected the words from the speeches of Lady Macbeth. This selection is intended to portray the development of this character, from early aspirations to grandeur, to later power and finally to guilt and madness. The implication is that the Scena begins after Lady Macbeth has read the report of Macbeth's victory at the start of the play.

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):


Text added to the website: 2016-01-09 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2016-01-09 22:00:07

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Signor di Glami e di Caudor, ma grande

Language: Italian (Italiano) after the English

Signor di Glami e di Caudor, ma grande
Più pel terzo presagio, io ti saluto!
Mi levò quel tuo foglio oltre i confini
Dell’angusto presente, e nel futuro
Fiso or lo sguardo inebbriato.


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Text added to the website: 2019-05-09 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2019-05-09 17:20:14

Line count: 5
Word count: 33