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Domerò la tua fierezza ch'il mio trono aborre, e sprezza, e umiliata ti vedrò. Tu qual Icaro ribelle sormontar brami le stelle, ma quell'ali io tarperò.
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- by Nicola Francesco Haym (1679 - 1730) [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
- by Georg Friedrich Händel (1685 - 1759), "Domerò la tua fierezza", HWV 17 (1724), first performed 1724 [violins, alto voice, and continuo], from the opera Giulio Cesare in Egitto, no. 34. [ sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "I shall subdue your arrogance", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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This text was added to the website: 2018-06-02
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I shall subdue your arrogance which abhores to see me on the throne, and I shall see you brought low. Like rebellious Icarus, you seek to ascend to the stars, but I shall clip those wings of yours.
- 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: 2018-08-10
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