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Dopo tante amare pene già proviam conforto all'alma; ogni mal si cangia in bene, ed alfin trionfa amor. Fortunato è questo giorno, che ne rese bella calma; dell'inganno e insidie a scorno già festeggia il nostro cor.
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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Georg Friedrich Händel (1685 - 1759), "Dopo tante amare pene", HWV 34 (1735), first performed 1735, from opera Alcina, no. 41 [sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "After such bitter affliction", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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This text was added to the website: 2018-06-05
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After such bitter affliction, our souls now taste comfort. All ills are changed to good, and love triumphs at last. Oh happy the day which brings us such calm. Our hearts celebrate the downfall of deception and peril.
- 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.
This text was added to the website: 2019-11-12
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Word count: 38