by Sebastiano Biancardi (1679 - 1741), as Domenico Lalli

Al valor di questa spada
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Al valor di questa spada  
fia, che cada
il superbo al regio piè.

E vedrà, nel dì fatale,
quanto vale
cor d'amante, e cor di 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) , "To my sword's might", 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: 2018-05-21
Line count: 6
Word count: 26