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Pur ch'io ti stringa al sen mio caro, e dolce ben, io son contento. Senza di te mio cor è tutto in me dolor e rio tormento.
- 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 ch'io ti stringa al sen", HWV 6, from the opera Agrippina, no. 44. [ sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Now that I truly hold you to my breast,", 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: 2018-05-13
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Now that I truly hold you to my breast, I am content, my dearest, sweetest love. Without you, my heart is nothing but pain and grievous torment.
- 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: 2018-05-17
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Word count: 27