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

Se al labbro mio non credi
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Se al labbro mio non credi,
Cara nemica mia,
Aprimi il petto e vedi,
Qual sia l'amante cor.

Il cor dolente, afflitto
ma d’ogni colpa privo,
se pur non è delitto
un innocente ardor.

W. Mozart sets stanza 1


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 (Andrew Schneider) , "My dear enemy,", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Research team for this text: John Versmoren , Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2004-07-12
Line count: 8
Word count: 34