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O del mio dolce ardor Bramato oggetto, L'aura che tu respiri, Alfin respiro. O vunque il guardo io giro, Le tue vaghe sembianze Amore in me dipinge: Il mio pensier si finge Le più liete speranze; E nel desio che così M'empie il petto Cerco te, chiamo te, spero e sospiro.
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- by Raniero de' Calzabigi (1714 - 1795) [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 Laurie Altman (b. 1947), "O del mio dolce ardor - a reimagining" [voice and piano], based on Gluck's melody [ sung text verified 1 time]
- by Scott Gendel (b. 1977), "O del mio dolce ardor", 2002-2013 [voice and piano], from Italian Art Songs & Arias, Reimagined, no. 2. [ sung text not verified ]
- by Christoph Willibald von Gluck (1714 - 1787), "O del mio dolce ardor", first performed 1770, from the opera Paride ed Elena [ sung text verified 1 time]
- by Georgine Schubert (1840 - 1878), "Romanza", published 1880 [low voice, violin, piano], from Lieder und Gesänge, Dritte Folge, no. 1, Dresden, Hoffarth [ sung text not verified ]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Paul Hindemith) , title 1: "Of my sweet ardor", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- POR Portuguese (Português) (Débora Letícia Batista) , title 1: "Oh, desejado objeto do meu", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- SPA Spanish (Español) (Aminta Iriarte) , title 1: "Oh, querida razón", copyright © 2003, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- SPA Spanish (Español) (Diego S. Loyola) , title 1: "Oh, de mi dulce pasión", copyright © 2003, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- GER German (Deutsch) (Julia Hamann) , title 1: "O meiner Leidenschaft", copyright © 2004, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Marike Lindhout) , title 1: "O mijn zoete gloed", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]
This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
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O meiner Leidenschaft Begehrtes Abbild, Die Luft, die Du atmest, Werde auch ich atmen. Worauf sich auch mein Blick richtet, Die Anmut Deiner Erscheinung Läßt die Liebe in mir wachsen, Meine Vorstellung wagt die glücklichsten Hoffnungen; Und in Sehnsucht, die mir die Brust erfüllt Suche ich Dich, rufe ich Dich - Hoffe ich und seufze ich.
- Translation from Italian (Italiano) to German (Deutsch) copyright © 2004 by Julia Hamann, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., please ask the copyright-holder(s) directly.
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