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Chi mi insegna il caro padre? Chi mi rende il genitor, per far lieto questo cor? Mi abbandona la speranza, langue in me bella costanza, agitato è in me l'amor.
- by Anonymous / Unidentified Author [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 Georg Friedrich Händel (1685 - 1759), "Chi mi insegna il caro padre? ", HWV 34 (1735), first performed 1735, from opera Alcina, no. 8 [sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Who shall lead me to my father?", 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: 2019-11-17
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Word count: 30
Who shall lead me to my father? Who will make my heart happy and render him unto me? Hope abandons me, and my resolve languishes even as my love is ever anxious.
- 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.
This text was added to the website: 2019-12-17
Line count: 6
Word count: 32