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Voi, che udite il mio lamento compatite il mio dolor. Perdo un trono, e pur lo sprezzo; ma quel ben, che tanto apprezzo ahi che il perderlo è tormento, che disanima il mio 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), "Voi, che udite il mio lamento", HWV 6, from the opera Agrippina, no. 27. [ sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "O ye who hear my laments", 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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O ye who hear my laments, ah, take pity on my suffering. I lose a throne, and I scorn it all the more. But that treasure that I so prize, alas! the torment of losing it causes my heart to utterly despair.
- 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: 2018-06-01
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