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Dove sei, mio bel tesoro? (1790)

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Arianna a Naxos

Dove sei, mio bel tesoro?

Dove sei, mio bel tesoro?
Chi t’invola a questo cor?
Se non vieni, io già mi moro,
Né resisto al mio dolor.
Se pietade avete, O Dei,
Secondate i voti miei;
A me torni il caro ben.
Dove sei? Teseo!

Where are you, my treasure?

Where are you, my treasure?
Who stole you from this heart?
If you do not come, already I die,
nor resist my grief.
If you have pity, O Gods,
fulfil my desires;
return my dear beloved to me.
Where are you? Theseus!

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Franz Joseph Haydn was an Austrian composer of the Classical period. He was a friend and mentor of Mozart, and tutor of Beethoven.

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