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Amalo e se al tuo sguardo amabile non è, la man che te lo diè rispetta e taci. Poi nell’amar men tardo forse il tuo cor sarà, quando fumar vedrà le sacre faci.
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- by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio, no title, appears in Artaserse [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
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- by Leonardo Vinci (1690 - 1730), "Amalo e se il suo sguardo", HelN 78 no. 14 (1730), first performed 1730 [ 2 trumpets, 2 horns, 2 oboes, strings, tenor voice, and continuo ], from opera Artaserse, no. 14 [sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Love him.", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]
This text was added to the website: 2018-06-21
Line count: 8
Word count: 33
Love him. And if you glance him, and he does not appear loveable, respect the hand which bestowed him upon you, and be silent. When your heart sees the sacred flames being consumed in smoke, maybe your heart will be less reluctant to fall in love.
- 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.
- a text in Italian (Italiano) by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio, no title, appears in Artaserse
This text was added to the website: 2019-10-16
Line count: 8
Word count: 46