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Luci care, luci belle Cari lumi amate stelle Date calma a questo core. Se per voi sospiro e moro Idol mio, mio bel tesoro Forza e solo del Dio d'amore.
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- possibly by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio [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 Joel Balzun (b. 1990), "Dio d'amore", 2013 [ soprano and piano ], from Canti della fato e amore, no. 3 [sung text not yet checked]
- by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791), "Luci care", K. 346, K. 439a [ SSB trio and three bassethorns ], from Sechs Nocturnos, no. 1 [sung text checked 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Emily Romney) , "Dear lights", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , "Rakkaat silmät", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Jeremy Sagnier) , "Chers yeux", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]
This text was added to the website: 2009-10-06
Line count: 6
Word count: 30
Dear lights, beautiful lights Beloved lights, loving stars That give peace to this heart. If I sigh and suffer for you My idol, my lovely treasure, It is only from the force of love.
- Translation from Italian (Italiano) to English copyright © 2011 by Emily Romney, (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) possibly by Pietro Antonio Domenico Bonaventura Trapassi (1698 - 1782), as Pietro Metastasio
This text was added to the website: 2011-08-03
Line count: 6
Word count: 34