by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio

Che non mi disse un dì!
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Che non mi disse un dì!
Quai numi non giurò!
E come, oh Dio! si può,
come si può così
mancar di fede?
Tutto per lui perdei;
oggi lui perdo ancor.
Poveri affetti miei!
Questa mi rendi, Amor,
[questa]1 mercede?

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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)

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "What has he not said to me once upon a time?", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) [singable] (Ernst Benjamin Salomo Raupach)

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

This text was added to the website: 2008-05-01
Line count: 10
Word count: 40