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

Deh respirar lasciatemi
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Deh respirar lasciatemi  
qualche momento in pace;
capace di risolvere
la mia ragion non è.

Mi trovo in un istante
giudice, amico, amante
e delinquente e re.


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Pray let me breathe", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2018-04-21
Line count: 7
Word count: 27