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  • Quando mi vene inanzi il tempo e 'l locoov' i' perdei me stesso, e 'l caro nodoond' Amor di sua man m'avinse in modoche l'amar mi fe' dolce e 'l piange gioco,solfo et esca son tutto, et il cor un foco . . .

    Love in literature

  • The prominent numbers of the first act are the pathetic cavatina for Ricardo, "Ah! per sempre io ti perdei," in which he mourns the loss of Elvira; a lovely romanza for tenor ( "A te o cara"); a brilliant polacca ( "Son vergin vezzosa") for Elvira, which is one of the delights of all artists; and a concerted finale, brimming over with melody and closing with the stirring anathema chorus, "Non casa, non spiaggia."

    The Standard Operas (12th edition) Their Plots, Their Music, and Their Composers

  • The aria of Ilia in the second act and second scene must be a little altered for what I require, -- "Se il padre perdei, in te lo ritrovo" This verse could not be better; but now comes what always appeared unnatural to me, -- N.B. in an aria, -- I mean, to speak aside.

    The Letters of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Volume 01

  • The aria of Ilia in the second act and second scene must be a little altered for what I require, ” "Se il padre perdei, in te lo ritrovo"

    The Letters of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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