Nulla potest mulier tantum se dicere amatam Vere, quantum a me Lesbia amata [mea es]1: Nulla fides ullo fuit umquam in foedere tanta Quanta in amore tuo ex parte reperta mea est.
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1 Orff: "mea'st"
- by Gaius Valerius Catullus (c84 BCE - 54 BCE), no title, appears in Carmina, no. 87 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Michael Linton , "Nulla potest mulier", first performed 2014 [ baritone and piano ], from Carmina Catulli, no. 7 [sung text not yet checked]
This text (or a part of it) is used in a work
- by Carl Orff (1895 - 1982), "[XII]. Nulla potest mulier tantum se dicere amatam ", 1940-43, published 1943, from cantata Catulli Carmina, no. 13
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- SPA Spanish (Español) (Saúl Botero Restrepo) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Saúl Botero Restrepo
This text was added to the website: 2015-10-07
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Word count: 32