by Saverio Mattei (1742 - 1795)
Translation © by Andrew Schneider

Duetto (sopranos I ‑ II)
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Sorgi, o Signore, e spargi, 
dissipa i tuoi nemici. 
Fuga ognun che t’odia, 
fuga da te.


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  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Duet (sopranos I and II)", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Duo (Soprano I - II)", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2018-12-29
Line count: 4
Word count: 16

Duet (sopranos I and II)
Language: English  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Arise, O Lord, and scatter
and disperse your enemies.
Let all who hate you
flee from your presence.


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This text was added to the website: 2019-11-26
Line count: 4
Word count: 18