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Svegliatevi nel core

Opera details:

Opera title:

Giulio Cesare

Composer:

Georg Handel

Language:

Italian

Synopsis:

Giulio Cesare Synopsis

Libretto:

Giulio Cesare Libretto

Translation(s):

English

Aria details:

Type:

aria

Role(s):

Sesto

Voice(s):

Soprano

Act:

1.06

Previous scene: Priva son d'ogni conforto
Next scene: Sire, Signor?

"Svegliatevi nel core" - Mary-Ellen Nesi

Singer: Margherita Durastanti

"Svegliatevi nel core" (Sesto)

from Handel's opera
Giulio Cesare in Egitto

Premiered February 20, 1724
London, King's Theatre, Haymarket
Margherita Durastanti as Sesto

from the new recording of the complete opera by George Petrou
with Mary-Ellen Nesi (Sesto) and Orchestra of Patras

Libretto by Nicola Francesco Haym, after Giacamo Francesco Bussani

"Svegliatevi nel core
furie d'un alma offesa
a far d'un traditor

aspra vendetta!

L'ombra del genitore
accorre a mia
difesa
e dice: a te il rigor

Figlio si aspetta."

Translation:
Awaken in my heart
The wrath of an offended soul

So I may wreak upon a traitor

My bitter vengeance!

The ghost of my father

Hastens to my defense
Saying, "From you, my son

Ferocity is expected"

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Libretto/Lyrics/Text/Testo:

Aria Sesto

Svegliatevi nel core, furie d'un alma offesa, a far d'un traditor aspra vendetta! L'ombra del genitore accorre a mia difesa, e dice: a te il rigor, Figlio si aspetta. (parte)

English Libretto or Translation:

Sesto Air

Wake up in the core, furies of an alma offense, to make of a traitor bitter revenge! The shadow of the parent comes to my defense, and says: to you the rigor, Son expects. (part)



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