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Ti vuò giusta, e non pietosa, bella mia nel giudicarmi. Tutto son, tutto innocente; se poi trovi il cor, che mente, ti perdono il condannarmi.
- by Vincenzo Grimani (1655? - 1710) [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 Georg Friedrich Händel (1685 - 1759), "Ti vuò giusta, e non pietosa", HWV 6, from opera Agrippina, no. 31 [sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "My dear, I would have you be just", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]
This text was added to the website: 2018-05-13
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My dear, I would have you be just, and not merciful, when you judge me. I am completely innocent. If you should then find my heart a liar, condemn me. I will forgive you.
- Translation from Italian (Italiano) to English copyright © 2019 by Andrew Schneider, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
This text was added to the website: 2019-11-18
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