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Stelle, non m'uccidete. Se voi non secondate la speranza del cor, se m'ingannate, voi con troppo dolor mi trafiggete. Stelle, non m'uccidete.
- by Giacomo Francesco Bussani (flourished 1673-1680) [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 Sartorio (1630 - 1680), "Stelle, non m'uccidete", 1676, first performed 1676. [ sung text checked 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Stars, do not kill me.", 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: 2018-07-28
Line count: 7
Word count: 22
Stars, do not kill me. If you do not second my heart's fondest hope, if you deceive me, you pierce me with o too much pain. Stars, do not kill me.
- 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 Giacomo Francesco Bussani (flourished 1673-1680)
This text was added to the website: 2018-07-30
Line count: 8
Word count: 31