Tornate sereni begli astri d'amore; la speme baleni [fral]1 vostro dolore; se mesti girate, mi fate morir. Oh dio, lo sapete, voi soli al mio core, voi date e togliete la forza e l'ardir.
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Confirmed with Achille in Sciro, by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi, Vienna, van Ghelen, 1736, lines 1100-1109.1 Mendelssohn: "fra il"
- by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio, no title, appears in Achille in Sciro [author's text checked 1 time 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 Giovanni Adolfo Hasse (1699 - 1783), "Tornate sereni, beglia astri d'amore", 1759, first performed 1759 [ 2 flutes, 2 bassoons, strings, soprano voice, and continuo ] [sung text checked 1 time]
- by Antonio Salieri (1750 - 1825), "Tornate sereni", 1803 [ voice and piano ], from Divertimenti vocali, no. 17, confirmed with a CD booklet [sung text checked 1 time]
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- by Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847), "Ch'io t'abbandono in periglio sì grande", 1825 [ voice and piano ]
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