by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio

Pur nel sonno almen talora
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Pur nel sonno almen talora
vien colei, che m'innamora,
le mie pene a consolar.
Rendi Amor, se giusto sei,
più veraci i sogni miei,
o non farmi risvegliar.

M. Glinka sets lines 1-3, 1-3, 4-6, 1-3, 1-3

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Note: at the end of Glinka's setting, "a consolar" is repeated twice.


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This text was added to the website: 2003-11-29
Line count: 6
Word count: 28