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Quel nome se ascolto, Mi palpita il core: Se penso a quel volto, Mi sento gelar. Non so ricordarmi Di quel traditore, Né senza sdegnarmi, Né senza tremar.
- by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio, appears in Ciro riconosciuto [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
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- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "If I hear that name", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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This text was added to the website: 2008-05-02
Line count: 8
Word count: 28
If I hear that name, my heart beats: I feel myself freeze if I so much as think of that face. I know not how to avoid trembling or regarding myself with scorn whenever that traitor comes into my mind.
- Translation from Italian (Italiano) to English copyright © 2018 by Andrew Schneider, (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, appears in Ciro riconosciuto
This text was added to the website: 2018-05-11
Line count: 8
Word count: 40