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Da quel ferro che ha svenato il mio sposo sventurato, imparai la crudeltà. Nel mirare un figlio esangue e bagnato del mio sangue mi scordai della pietà
- by Antonio Maria Luchini (c1690 - 1730?) [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 Antonio Vivaldi (1678 - 1741), "Da quel ferro che ha svenato", RV 711, from the opera Farnace [ sung text verified 1 time]
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- ENG English (Bertram Kottmann) , "From that iron that has made", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Andrea Bellhouse
This text was added to the website: 2007-12-28
Line count: 6
Word count: 27
From that iron that has made my wretched bridegroom bleed I learned cruelty. Beholding a son so wan and laved with my blood I forgot pity.
- Translation from Italian (Italiano) to English copyright © 2008 by Bertram Kottmann, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you must ask the copyright-holder(s) directly for permission. If you receive no response, you must consider it a refusal.
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This text was added to the website: 2008-01-31
Line count: 6
Word count: 26