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Tutto sprezzo che d'Ernani - Cabaletta for "Ernani, Ernani involami"
from Act I, Scene 2 of the Italian opera Ernani by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave

Role: Elvira, the niece and fiancee of Don Ruy Gomez
Voice Part: soprano       Fach: dramatic coloratura
Setting: Elvira's rooms in Don Ruy Gomez de Silva's apartments, Spain, 1519
Synopsis: After her maids present her with gifts from her uncle and betrothed Silva, Elvira declares that she does not care for expensive presents that do not remind her of Ernani.
Range: Tessitura:
C4 - C6E4 - A#/Bb5
Translations/Aria Texts:
Libretto entered by G. Christen (added 1997-04-12)
Tutto sprezzo che d'Ernani, Elvira's cabaletta from Ernani

Tutto sprezzo che d'Ernani 
non favella a questo core, 
non v'ha gemma che in amore 
possa l'odio tramutar. 
Vola, o tempo, e presto reca 
di mia fuga il lieto istante! 
Vola, o tempo, al core amante 
รจ supplizio I'indugiar.
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