by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Te solo adoro
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): CAT ENG FRE
Te solo adoro,
Mente infinita,
Fonte di vita,
Di verità;

In cui si muove,
Da cui dipende
Quanto comprende

L. Beethoven sets stanza 1

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Tutte le opere di Pietro Metastasio, Firenze, Tipografia Borghi e compagni 1832, page 532.

The text appears in "La Betulia liberata", parte II, Aria di Achior.


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "A tu sol adoro", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "I adore you alone", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Je n'adore que toi", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]

Text added to the website: 2017-04-24 00:00:00
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Je n'adore que toi
Language: French (Français)  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Je n'adore que toi,
Esprit infini,
Source de vie,
De vérité,

En qui se meut,
De qui dépend
Tout ce que contient


  • Translation from Italian (Italiano) to French (Français) copyright © 2018 by Guy Laffaille, (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.

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Text added to the website: 2018-11-20 00:00:00
Last modified: 2018-11-20 00:55:00
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Word count: 23