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Se più fulmini vi sono ecco il petto avversi dèi; me ferite, io vi perdono; ma salvate il genitor. Un'immagine di voi in quell'alma rispettate; un esempio a noi lasciate di costanza e di valor.
- by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio, appears in Attilio Regolo [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 Giovanni Adolfo Hasse (1699 - 1783), "Se più fulmini vi sono", 1750, first performed 1750 [sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "If you have any lightning bolts left", 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: 2018-05-31
Line count: 8
Word count: 35
If you have any lightning bolts left, Here is my breast, cruel gods! Strike me down! I forgive you, but save my father! In his soul, behold and respect a reflection of your image. Leave among us an example of loyalty and valor.
- 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, appears in Attilio Regolo
This text was added to the website: 2019-10-25
Line count: 8
Word count: 43