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Arbace Per quel paterno amplesso, per questo estremo addio, conservami te stesso, placami l'idol mio, difendimi il mio re. [Vado a morir beato, se della Persia il fato tutto si sfoga in me.]1
1 omitted by Mozart; Cimarosa has the following instead:
Barbara io vado a morte! Contenta al fin sarai. Ah nò, sperò giammai tal sorte la mia fè.
- by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio, appears in Artaserse [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 Domenico Cimarosa (1749 - 1801), "Per quel paterno amplesso", 1784, first performed 1784 [ 2 horns, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, strings, and soprano voice ] [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Carl Heinrich Graun (1704 - 1759), "Per quel paterno amplesso", GraunWV B:I:8 (1743), first performed 1743 [ soprano voice, strings, flutes, and continuo ] [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Leonardo Leo (1694 - 1744), "Per quel paterno amplesso" [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Leonardo Vinci (1690 - 1730), "Per quel paterno amplesso", HelN 78 no. 18 (1730), first performed 1730 [ strings, soprano voice, and continuo ], from opera Artaserse, no. 18 [sung text checked 1 time]
This text (or a part of it) is used in a work
- by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791), "Oh, temerario Arbace", K. 79, K. 73d (c1766) [ soprano, orchestra ]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "By this paternal embrace", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]
This text was added to the website: 2018-04-26
Line count: 9
Word count: 33
Arbace Par cette étreinte paternelle, par cet adieu ultime, protège-toi toi-même, apaise mon amour, défends mon roi. [ ... ]
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- Translation from Italian (Italiano) to French (Français) copyright © 2019 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.
- a text in Italian (Italiano) by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio, appears in Artaserse
This text was added to the website: 2019-10-20
Line count: 9
Word count: 20