Quamvis ferro, et ense gravis Dulcis tamen et suavis Pro te Dux erit, o bella. Tibi tua tu sors et fatum, Nec per te fremit iratum, Tua pupilla fit tua stella.
- by Giacomo Cassetti (1682 - 1757) [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 Antonio Vivaldi (1678 - 1741), "Quamvis ferro, et ense gravis", RV 644 (1716), first performed 1716, from the oratorio Juditha triumphans devicta Holofernis barbarie [ sung text checked 1 time]
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