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All hail, great master! Grave Sir, hail!...

Language: English

Arial:
 All hail, great master! Grave Sir, hail! I come
 To answer thy best pleasure; be it to fly,
 To swim, to dive into the fire, to ride
 On the curled clouds, -- to thy strong bidding task
 Ariel and all his quality.

[Prospero: Hast thou, spirit,
Perform'd to point the tempest that I bade thee?]1

Ariel:
 I boarded the king's ship; now on the beak,
 Now in the waist, the deck, in every cabin,
 I flamed amazement: sometime [I'ld]2 divide,
 And burn in many [places;]3 [on the topmast,
 The yards and bowsprit, would I flame distinctly,
 Then meet and join. Jove's lightnings, the precursors
 O' the dreadful thunder-claps, more momentary
 And sight-outrunning were not; the fire and cracks
 Of sulphurous roaring the most mighty Neptune
 Seem to besiege and make his bold waves tremble,
 Yea, his dread trident shake.]1


Translation(s): FRE ITA

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1 omitted by Saariaho.
2 Saariaho: "I'd"
3 Saariaho: "places."

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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Ti saluto, o maestro, o venerato

Language: Italian (Italiano) after the English

  Ariele. (entra.)
Ti saluto, o maestro, o venerato
Signor mio! Ti saluto! È tuo volere
Ch’io m’alzi a vol? ch’io nuoti? o ch’io nel foco
Scenda? o ch’io monti i nugoli aggruppati?
Lo ingiungi ad Arïel, lo ingiungi a tutti
Gli Spirti suoi

                       Prospero.
                             Condotto hai tu nel modo
Che ti prescrissi, l’uragan?

                        Ariele.
                                             Per filo
E per segno, Signor. Raccolsi i vanni
Sulla nave regale, e vi diffusi
E da prora e da poppa e in ogni dove
Lo spavento. In più fochi alcuna volta
Mi sciolsi, e sul bompresso e sull’antenna
Maggior, tutto in un punto, io divampai,
Poscia mi ricongiunsi in una sola
Fiamma. I lampi di Giove, annunciatori
Del terribile scoppio, hanno la luce,
Han la fuga men rapida. Parea
Che le vampe sulfuree, e quella rabbia
Di turbini, assalir Nettuno istesso
Volessero, i suoi flutti impaurirne,
E fargli nella destra il gran tridente
Crollar.


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

Last modified: 2019-05-09 01:36:15

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Word count: 150