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Tu se morta mia vita

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):

Orfeo

Voice(s):

Tenor

Act:

2.08

Previous scene: In un fiorito prato
Next scene: Ahi caso acerbo-2

L'Orfeo: Act II: Tu sei morta, mia vita, ed io respiro? (Orfeo)

Singer(s): Thierry Grégoire Philippe Jaroussky Vincent Bouchot Kobie van Rensburg

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L'Orfeo: Act II: Tu sei morta, mia vita, ed io respiro? (Orfeo) · Kobie van Rensburg

Monteverdi: Orfeo (L')

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Released on: 2000-01-01

Artist: Kobie van Rensburg
Artist: Cyrille Gerstenhaber
Artist: Estelle Kaique
Artist: Philippe Jaroussky
Artist: Renaud Delaigue
Artist: Delphine Gillot
Artist: Bernard Deletre
Artist: Philippe Rabier
Artist: Hjordis Thebault
Artist: Lorraine Prigent
Artist: Alain Bertschy
Artist: Vincent Bouchot
Artist: Carl Ghazarossian
Artist: Thierry Gregoire
Artist: Pierre-Yves Pruvot
Conductor: Jean-Claude Malgoire
Orchestra: Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy
Composer: Claudio Monteverdi

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Libretto/Lyrics/Text/Testo:

ORFEO
Tu se' morta, mia vita, ed io respiro?
Tu se' da me partita
Per mai più non tornare, ed io rimango?
No, che se i versi alcuna cosa ponno,
N'andrò sicuro a' più profondi abissi;
E intenerito il cor del Re dell'ombre,
Meco trarrotti a riveder le stelle,
Oh, se ciò negherammi empio destino,
Rimarrò teco in compagnia di morte.
Addio terra, addio cielo e sole, addio.

English Libretto or Translation:

ORPHEUS
You are dead, my life, and I still breathe?
You have gone from me,
never more to return, and I remain?
No, for if my songs have any power at all
I will surely descend to the deepest abyss and,
having softened the heart of the King of Shadows,
will bring you back with me to see the stars again.
Oh, if malign destiny denies me this,
I will remain with you in the company of death.
Farewell, earth! Farewell, sky, and sun, farewell!

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Anthology of Italian Opera: Baritone

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