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Quel destrier che all’albergo è vicino più veloce s’affretta nel corso; non l’arresta l’angustia del morso, non la voce che legge gli dà. Tal quest’alma che piena è di speme nulla teme, consiglio non sente; e si forma una gioia presente del pensiero che lieta saprà.
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- by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio, appears in Olimpiade [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 Caldara (1670 - 1736), "Quel destrier, che all'albergo è vicino", 1733, first performed 1733, from opera L'Olimpiade [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Florian Leopold Gassmann (1729 - 1774), "Quel destrier che all'albergo è vicino", 1764, first performed 1764 [ 2 trumpets, 2 oboes, strings, and soprano voice ] [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710 - 1736), "Quel destrier che all’albergo è vicino", 1735, first performed 1735 [ 2 trumpets, 2 horns, 2 oboes, strings, soprano voice ], from opera L'Olimpiade, no. 3 [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Antonio Vivaldi (1678 - 1741), "Quel destrier che all’albergo è vicino", RV 725, from opera L'Olimpiade, no. 2 [sung text checked 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "A great warhorse, close to its lodgings", 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: 2018-04-30
Line count: 8
Word count: 46
A great warhorse, close to its lodgings, shall hurry ever faster on its course. The anguish his bit causes him does not stop him, nor the voice that gives law to him. In such a way, this hopeful soul fears nothing and listens to no advice, and a certain joy takes shape at the thought which it will be happy to know.
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- a text in Italian (Italiano) by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio, appears in Olimpiade
This text was added to the website: 2018-09-18
Line count: 8
Word count: 62