Sposa son disprezzata
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG GER
Sposa son disprezzata,
fida son oltraggiata,
cieli che feci mai? 
E pur egl'è il mio cor
il mio sposo, il mio amor,
la mia speranza. 
L'amo ma egl'è infedel
spero ma egl'è crudel,
morir mi lascierai? 
O Dio manca il valor
valor e la costanza.

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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):

  • ENG English (Elfrieda Langemann O'Neill) , "I am wife and I am scorned", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , "Eine verachtete Frau bin ich", copyright © 2001, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Elfrieda Langemann O'Neill

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 11
Word count: 45