Ti sento, sospiri, Ti lagni d'amore: Ma soffri, mio core, Ma impara a tacer; Che cento martiri Compensa un piacer.
About the headline (FAQ)Note (courtesy Laura Prichard): This work comes from a group of brief, single-stanza poems (Strofe per musica da cantarsi a canone) that Metastasio wrote and set to music in the form of vocal canons. Donizetti’s autograph manuscript is titled Romanza (Paris, Ms. 4180).
- by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio, appears in Strofe per musica: da cantarsi a canone [author's text not yet checked 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 Gaetano Donizetti (1797 - 1848), "Ti sento, sospiri", alternate title: "I sospiri". [duet] [ sung text checked 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Laura Prichard) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
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