All'acquisto di gloria e di fama tra belliche schiere di trombe guerriere mi chiama il fragor. Ma portando del caro mio bene fisse all'alma le gravi sventure avrò sempre dure le pene nel cor.
- by Sebastiano Biancardi (1679 - 1741), as Domenico Lalli, appears in Tigrane [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 Alessandro Scarlatti (1659 - 1725), "All'acquisto di gloria", first performed 1715 [2 oboes, bassoon, 2 horns, strings, soprano voice, continuo], from the opera Tigrane, from the opera Tigane. [ sung text checked 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Paolo Montanari) , "To gain glory", copyright © 2003, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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