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Da tempeste il legno infranto, se poi salvo giunge in porto non sa più che desiar. Così il cor tra pene, e pianto, or che trova il suo conforto torna l'anima a bear.
- 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), "Da tempeste il legno infranto", HWV 17 (1724), first performed 1724, from the opera Giulio Cesare in Egitto, no. 40. [ sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "A storm-battered vessel", 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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A storm-battered vessel, if it at least arrives safely in port, has nothing left to desire. So my heart, through suffering and weeping, now that it has found comfort, returns to make my soul happy at last.
- 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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