by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio

Vedi quanto t'adoro ancora, ingrato
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): CAT FRE
Vedi quanto [t']1adoro ancora, ingrato.
Con [un tuo]2 sguardo solo
Mi togli ogni difesa, e mi disarmi.
Ed hai cor di tradirmi? e puoi lasciarmi?

Ah! non lasciarmi, no,
Bell' idol mio:
Di chi mi fiderò,
Se tu m'inganni?

Di vita mancherei
Nel dirti addio;
Chè viver non potrei
Fra tanti affanni.

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Confirmed with Tutte le opere di Pietro Metastasio, Firenze, Tipografia Borghi e compagni 1832, page 9.

The text appears in Didone abbandonata, atto II, scena IV (Didone's aria).

1 omitted by Schubert
2 Schubert: "uno"

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

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Research team for this text: Richard Morris , Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
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