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Prendi per me sei libero

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Opera title:

L' Elisir d'amore


Gaetano Donizetti




L' Elisir d'amore Synopsis


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Previous scene: Eccola oh qual le accresce
Next scene: Alto fronte

Renata Scotto: Donizetti - L'elisir d'Amore, 'Prendi, per me sei Libero'

Singer: Renata Scotto

Renata Scotto (born 24 February 1934) is an Italian soprano and opera director. Recognized for her sense of style, musicality and as a remarkable singer-actress, Scotto is considered one of the preeminent singers of her generation, specializing in the bel canto repertoire with excursions into the verismo and Verdi repertoires. Since retiring from the stage as a singer in 2002, she has turned successfully into directing opera as well as teaching in Italy and America, along with academic posts at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome and the Juilliard School in New York...

Lyrics & English Translation

Take it, because of me you are free
Stay on your native soil
There is not destiny for you so bitter
That will not change one day. Stay!
Here where everyone loves you
Wise, loving, honest
Always unhappy and miserable
No, you will not always be that way.

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Prendi; per me sei libero:
Resta nel suol natio,
Non v'ha destin sě rio,
Che non si cangi un dě.
Gli porge il contratto
Qui, dove tutti t'amano,
Saggio, amoroso, onesto,
Sempre scontento e mesto
No, non sarai cosě.

English Libretto or Translation:

Take; for me you are free:
Stay in the native,
It has not destined you,
That you can not change one day.
He hands him the contract
Here, where everyone loves you,
Wise, loving, honest,
Always unhappy and sad
No, you will not be like that.

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