by Sebastiano Biancardi (1679 - 1741), as Domenico Lalli

All'acquisto di gloria
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
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.


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 (Paolo Montanari) , "To gain glory", copyright © 2003, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Research team for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator] , Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 8
Word count: 34