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Ognor tu fosti il mio tenero padre amante; essere il tuo vogl’io tenero figlio ognor. E in faccia al mondo intero rispetterò regnante quel venerato impero che rispettai pastor.
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- by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio, appears in Ciro riconosciuto [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 Giovanni Adolfo Hasse (1699 - 1783), "Ognor tu fosti il mio", 1751, first performed 1751 [ strings, soprano voice, and continuo ] [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Niccolò Jommelli (1714 - 1774), "Ognor fosti il mio" [ strings, soprano voice, and continuo ] [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Leonardo Leo (1694 - 1744), "Ognor tu fosti il mio", 1739, first performed 1739 [ soprano voice, strings, and continuo ] [sung text checked 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "You were always my father", 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: 2018-06-09
Line count: 8
Word count: 29
You were always my father, tender and loving. I want to likewise be your pious son forever. And in the face of the world, I shall pay homage to my liege in the kingdom and awesome power that I respected as a shepherd.
- 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, appears in Ciro riconosciuto
This text was added to the website: 2018-06-11
Line count: 8
Word count: 43