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Languir per una bella

Opera details:

Opera title:

L' Italiana in Algeri

Composer:

Giaochino Rossini

Language:

Italian

Synopsis:

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Libretto:

L' Italiana in Algeri Libretto

Translation(s):

English

Aria details:

Type:

aria

Role(s):

Lindoro

Voice(s):

Tenor

Act:

1.05

Previous scene: Il mio schiavo italian farai
Next scene: Ah! quando fia chio possa

Juan Diego Flórez: Rossini - L'Italiana in Algeri, 'Languir per una bella'

Singer: Juan Diego Flórez

Juan Diego Flórez Salom (born January 13, 1973 in Lima, Peru) is a Peruvian operatic tenor, particularly known for his roles in bel canto operas. On June 4, 2007, he received his country's highest decoration, the Gran Cruz de la Orden del Sol del Perú...

Lyrics & English Translation

To languish for a beauty
and be far away from her
is the cruellest torment
that a heart can undergo.
Perhaps the moment will come;
but I cannot hope for it yet.
My soul, content
amidst its woes,
finds peace only
in thinking of my dear one,
who remains
ever faithful in love.


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Libretto/Lyrics/Text/Testo:

SCENA TERZA
Lindoro solo, indi Mustafà.

Cavatina

LINDORO
Languir per una bella
E star lontano da quella,
E' il più crudel tormento,
Che provar possa un cor.
Forse verrà il momento;
Ma non lo spero ancor.
Contenta quest'alma
In mezzo alle pene
Sol trova la calma
Pensando al suo bene,
Che sempre costante
Si serba in amor.

English Libretto or Translation:

SCENE THIRD
Lindoro alone, then Mustafa.

Cavatina

Lindoro
Languir for a beautiful one
And stay away from that,
It is the most cruel torment,
That proving can be a cor.
Perhaps the time will come;
But I still do not hope so.
Content this alma
In the midst of the pains
Sol finds calm
Thinking about his good,
Which is always constant
You keep in love.

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