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Va tacito e nascosto, quand'avido è di preda l'astuto cacciator. E chi è mal far disposto, non brama, ch'alcun veda l'inganno del suo cor
- by Nicola Francesco Haym (1679 - 1730) [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), "Va tacito e nascosto", HWV 17 (1724), first performed 1724 [horn, strings, voice and continuo], from the opera Giulio Cesare in Egitto, no. 14. [ sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "The wise hunter goes forth", 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: 2018-06-02
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The wise hunter goes forth hidden and silently when he avidly searches out his prey. Whoever seeks to commit evil does not desire that the treachery within his heart be on display.
- 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: 2018-08-03
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