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Giusto amor tu che m'accendi, Mi consiglia, e mi difendi Nel periglio, e nel timor. La cagion solo tu sei Del mio ben, de’ mali miei ; Tu se guida All’alma fida Contro il barbaro furor.
- by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio, written 1721, appears in Gli Orti Esperidi [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 Nicola Antonio Porpora (1686 - 1768), "Giusto Amor", 1721, first performed 1721 [ cello, continuo, and voice ], from opera Gli orti esperidi [sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Righteous Love", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (Amy Pfrimmer) , "Righteous Love", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]
This text was added to the website: 2018-04-08
Line count: 8
Word count: 36
Righteous Love, who ignites me, counsel me and defend me from danger and fear. You are the only reason for both my happiness and my suffering. You protect a truly faithful soul from barbarous fury.
- 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.
- a text in Italian (Italiano) by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio, written 1721, appears in Gli Orti Esperidi
This text was added to the website: 2018-06-09
Line count: 7
Word count: 35