Ah! Quanto vero

Ah! how much it it true from Il Pomo d'Oro
Composed by Marc' Antonio Cesti
Arranged by Robert Sieving
Voicing: SATB a cappella
Catalog number: AMP 0937
Price: $1.80

Ah! Quanto vero
Che il nudo arciero
Forza non ha!
Il nostro core ogni vigore solo gli d!
L'accesa face per cui si face misero sen
sol del senso l'ardore intenso,
Che non ha fren!

Ah! how much it is true
That the naked archer (Cupid/Eros)
Has no strength!
Our heart alone gives it to him!
The burning that devastates a heart in misery
Is only the intense passion of our feelings
Which have no control!

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