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from Act III of the Italian opera Lucio Silla by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto: Giovanni de Gamerra

Role: Celia, sister of Sulla
Voice Part: soprano       Fach: lyric coloratura
Setting: the dungeon
Synopsis: Cecilius has been captured and Cinna and Celia visit him in the dungeon. Cinna offers to marry Celia if she can convince Sulla not to kill Cecilius. Celia agrees and sings in her aria that, although turmoil and unhappiness surround her, her love and hope are standing firm within her.
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Translation into English by Camila Argolo Freitas Batista (added 1997-08-06)
Strider sento la procella, Celia's aria from Lucio Silla

Strider sento la procella	I hear the storm rage,
NĂ© risplende amica stella	And no kindly star shines,
Pure avvolta in tanto orrore	Yet hope and love I cherish
La speranza coll' amore		Despite the great tribulation
Mi sta sempre in mezzo al cor.	Unswervingly in my inmost heart.

Translation by Camila Argolo Freitas Batista (camila@infonet.com.br)
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