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

Se tu la reggi al volo
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Se tu la reggi al volo,
su la Tarpea pendice
l’aquila vincitrice
sempre tornar vedrò;

Breve sarà per lei
tutto il cammin del sole,
e allora i Regni miei col ciel dividerò.


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) , "I shall always see the victorious eagle", 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: 2018-04-24
Line count: 7
Word count: 32