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So quanto a te dispiace l'error d'un figlio ingrato: ma pensa alla tua pace, questa tu déi serbar. Spettacolo novello non è, se un arboscello dal tronco, donde è nato, si vede tralignar.
- by Vittorio Amedeo Cigna-Santi (c1730 - 1795) [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 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791), "So quanto a te dispiace", K 87 no. 15 [ strings and soprano voice ], from opera Mitridate, re di Ponto, no. 15 [sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "I know how it displeases you", 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: 2018-05-06
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Word count: 33
I know how it displeases you when your son shows his ingratitude, but think of your own tranquility, which you must maintain. If a young sapling is seen to deteriorate from the greatness of the trunk which bore it, it is no new spectacle.
- 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: 2019-11-26
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Word count: 44