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

Aure amiche, ah! non spirate
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Aure amiche, ah! non spirate
Per pietà d’Irene amante;
Care piante, ah! non tornate 
Così presto a germogliar.

Ogni fior che si colori,
Ogni zeffiro che spiri,
Quanti, oh Dio! quanti sospiri
Al mio core ha da costar! 

From "Il Trionfo della Gloria", Cantata XI, "La Primavera"

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

  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , title 1: "Friendly breezes, ah! don’t blow", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Laura Prichard [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2016-04-13
Line count: 8
Word count: 38