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Liete voci, amiche trombe, festeggiamo un sì bel dì. Di sue glorie il ciel rimbombe poiché il mondo partorì. L'aura, l'erba, l'onda, il fiore... nacque a un punto e l'abbellì... e di gioia dolce amore poi lo sparse e lo nutrì.
- by Apostolo Zeno (1669 - 1750) [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), "Liete voci, amiche trombe", RV 736 (1719), first performed 1719, from the opera Teuzzone [ sung text checked 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Let us celebrate such a great day", 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: 2018-05-25
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Let us celebrate such a great day, happy voices and friendly trumpets. Heaven, since it has created the world, resounds with the day's glory. The breeze, the grass, the waves, the flowers, in a single point were each born and proceeded to ornamented the world. And in joy, sweet love proceeded to sow and nourish them.
- 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: 2018-06-17
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