Ch'io t'abbandono in periglio sì grande

Set by (Jakob Ludwig) Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809 - 1847), "Ch'io t'abbandono in periglio sì grande", 1825 [ voice and piano ]  [sung text checked 1 time]

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Ch'io t'abbandono
In periglio sì grande! Ah no; sarebbe
Fra le imprese d'Achille
La prima una viltà. Vivi sicura;
Lascia pur di tua sorte a me la cura.

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  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]


Tornate sereni
begli astri d'amore;
la speme baleni
[fral]1 vostro dolore;
se mesti girate,
mi fate morir.
 
Oh dio, lo sapete,
voi soli al mio core,
voi date e togliete
la forza e l'ardir.

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Confirmed with Achille in Sciro, by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi, Vienna, van Ghelen, 1736, lines 1100-1109.

1 Mendelssohn: "fra il"

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Cedo alla sorte
gli allori estremi;
non son più forte
per contrastar.

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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Confirmed with Achille in Sciro, by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi, Vienna, van Ghelen, 1736, lines 1136-1145.


Researcher for this text: Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]