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Ma tu gentil cantor

Opera details:

Opera title:

L' Orfeo

Composer:

Claudio Monteverdi

Language:

Italian

Synopsis:

L' Orfeo Synopsis

Libretto:

L' Orfeo Libretto

Translation(s):

English Deutsch

Aria details:

Type:

aria

Role(s):

Pastore III

Voice(s):

Tenor

Act:

1.09

Previous scene: Poi di bei fiori per voi
Next scene: Rosa del ciel

L'Orfeo (arr. H. Striehl) : Act I: Ritornello: Ma tu, gentil cantor, s'a tuoi lamenti...

Singer(s): Helmut Krebs Max Meili

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L'Orfeo (arr. H. Striehl) : Act I: Ritornello: Ma tu, gentil cantor, s'a tuoi lamenti (Shepherd, Orfeo) · Bernhard Michaelis, Helmut Krebs, Berlin Chamber Orchestra, Helmut Koch, Max Meili, Walter Hauck

Monteverdi: Orfeo (Opera)

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Released on: 2009-02-25

Choir: Berlin Radio Solistenvereinigung
Conductor: Helmut Koch
Orchestra: Berlin Chamber Orchestra
Composer: Claudio Monteverdi
Music Publisher: Copyright Control

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Libretto/Lyrics/Text/Testo:


PASTORE III
Ma tu, gentil cantor, s'a tuoi lamenti
Gią festi lagrimar queste campagne,
Perch'ora al suon de la famosa cetra
Non fai teco gioir le valli e i poggi?
Sia testimon del core
Qualche lieta canzon che detti Amore.

English Libretto or Translation:

THIRD SHEPHERD
But you, gentle singer, if once you made
these fields weep at your laments,
why now do you not make the vales and hills
rejoice with you to the sound of your famous lyre?
Let some happy song that Love may inspire
bear witness to your heart.