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Mio ben, ricordati, Se avvien ch'io mora, Quanto quest' anima Fedel t' amò. [Io,]1 se pur amano Le fredde ceneri, Nell' urna ancora [Ti adorerò]2.
M. Glinka sets stanza 1
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Confirmed with Tutte le opere di Pietro Metastasio, Firenze, Tipografia Borghi e compagni 1832, page 96-97.
The text appears in Alessandro nell'Indie, atto III, scena VII (Gandarte's aria).1 Schubert and Handel: "E"
2 Schubert and Handel: "T'adorerò"
- by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio, no title, written 1729, appears in Alessandro nell'Indie [author's text checked 1 time 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 Karl Collan (1828 - 1871), "Canzonetta" [ voice and piano ] [sung text not yet checked]
- by Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (1804 - 1857), "Mio ben ricordati", stanza 1, also set in Russian (Русский) [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Georg Friedrich Händel (1685 - 1759), "Mio ben, ricordati", HWV 28, first performed 1731 [ strings, alto or tenor voice, and continuo ], from opera Poro, re dell'Indie [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Franz Peter Schubert (1797 - 1828), "Mio ben ricordati", D 688 no. 4 (1820), published 1871 [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini (1774 - 1851), "Mio ben, ricordati", subtitle: "Arietta", 1846 [ voice and piano ], Aux Abonnés de la Critique Musicale [...] under the title "La separazione" [sung text checked 1 time]
Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:
- Also set in Russian (Русский), a translation by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893) ; composed by Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka.
Other available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (T. P. (Peter) Perrin) , "Remember, my beloved", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Mon amour, rappelle-toi", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Richard Morris , Peter Rastl [Guest Editor] , Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]
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Amor meu, recorda, que si s’esdevé que jo mori: tot el que aquesta ànima fidel t’ha estimat. I si poden estimar les fredes cendres, en el sepulcre encara t’adoraré.
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Translations of title(s):
"Mio ben, ricordati" = "Amor meu, recorda"
"Canzonetta" = "Cançoneta"
- Translation from Italian (Italiano) to Catalan (Català) copyright © 2017 by Salvador Pila, (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.
- a text in Italian (Italiano) by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio, no title, written 1729, appears in Alessandro nell'Indie
Text added to the website: 2017-12-28 00:00:00
Last modified: 2017-12-28 13:25:51
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