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Dopo notte, atra e funesta, splende in Ciel più vago il sole, e di gioja empie la terra; Mentre in orrida tempesta il mio legno è quasi assorto, giunge in porto, e'llido afferra.
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- by Georg Friedrich Händel (1685 - 1759), "Dopo notte", HWV 33 no. 47, from opera Ariodante, no. 47 [sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "After a night", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Après la nuit", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]
This text was added to the website: 2017-11-30
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Après la nuit, sombre et funeste, dans le ciel le soleil resplendit plus vif, et emplit de joie la terre. Pendant que dans une tempête horrible ma barque est presque engloutie, elle arrive au port et s'y amarre.
- Translation from Italian (Italiano) to French (Français) copyright © 2017 by Guy Laffaille, (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: 2017-12-03
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