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Pur ritorno a rimirarvi vaghe luci, stelle d'amor. Né mai stanco d'adorarvi offro in voto e l'alma, e 'l cor.
- by Vincenzo Grimani (1655? - 1710) [author's text not yet checked 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 Georg Friedrich Händel (1685 - 1759), "Pur ritorno a rimirarvi", HWV 6 (1709), first performed 1709 [bass voice, cello, and continuo], from the opera Agrippina, no. 14. [ sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "I return to look upon you once more,", 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: 2018-05-05
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I return to look upon you once more, dear eyes, stars of love. Never exhausted from adoring you, I offer up to you my soul, my heart.
- 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.
This text was added to the website: 2018-05-16
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