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from Act I, Scene 1 of the Italian opera Rinaldo by George Frideric Handel
Libretto: Aaron Hill

Role: Argante, King of Jerusalem, lover of Armida
Voice Part: countertenor       Fach: countertenor
Setting: the siege of Jerusalem, Palestine, during the Crusades
Synopsis: With the Crusaders sieging Jerusalem, Argante attempts to stop the battle by requesting a truce of three days.
Range: Tessitura:
A3 - F5D4 - E5
Translations/Aria Texts:
Libretto entered by tiikeri (added 1999-11-19)
Sibillar gli angui d'Aletto, Argante's aria from Rinaldo

Sibillar gli angui d'Aletto,
E latrar vorace Scilla,
Parmi udir d'intorno a me.

Rio velen mi serpe in petto,
Né ancor languida favilla
Di timor, pena mi diè.
Sheet Music/Scores:
Anthology of Italian Opera - Baritone. Published by Ricordi. Available at and
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