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Con sì bel nome in fronte combatterai più forte. Rispetterà la sorte di Roma un figlio in te. Libero vivi e quando tel nieghi il fato ancora, almen come si mora apprenderai da me.
- by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio, appears in Catone in Utica [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 Johann Christian Bach (1735 - 1782), "Con sì bel nome in fronte", 1761, first performed 1761 [ 2 horns, 2 oboes, strings, tenor voice, and continuo ] [sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "With such a glorious name across your brow", 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: 2018-06-09
Line count: 8
Word count: 34
With such a glorious name across your brow, you shall fight more vigorously. Fortune shall regard you as a true son of Rome. Live free. When Fate should deny you even this, at least you shall learn from me how one ought to die.
- Translation from Italian (Italiano) to English copyright © 2019 by Andrew Schneider, (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 Catone in Utica
This text was added to the website: 2019-11-26
Line count: 8
Word count: 44