La partenza

by Gioachino Rossini

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La partenza
Italian source: Pietro Metastasio

Ecco quel fiero istante:
Nice, mia Nice, addio.
Come vivrò ben mio,
Così lontan da te?
Io vivrò sempre in pene,
Io non avrò più bene:
E tu, chi sa se mai
Ti sovverrai di me!

Sempre nel tuo cammino,
m' avrai vicino;
E tu, chi sa se mai
Ti sovverai di me!


Gioachino Rossini

Gioachino Antonio Rossini was an Italian composer, who was know for his 39 operas, as well as his songs, chamber music, and piano pieces. Despite setting new standards for opera, he gave up large-scale composition in his thirties, focusing instead…


Pietro Metastasio

Pietro Antonio Domenico Trapassi, better known by his pseudonym of Pietro Metastasio, was an Italian poet and librettist, considered the most important writer of opera seria libretti. Metastasio was born in Rome, where his father, Felice Trapassi,…

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