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Mille pene - No. 24
from Act II of the Italian opera Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck
Libretto: Ranieri Calzabigi

Role: Orfeo, son of the Muse of music, husband of Euridice
Voice Part: mezzo-soprano       Fach: lyric mezzo
Setting: The entrance to Hades
Synopsis: Orfeo explains to the Furies the thousand pains that have been afflicted upon his heart since Euridice died, hoping that the Furies will let him pass the gates of the Underworld.
Range: Tessitura:
C4 - D#/Eb5D#/Eb4 - C5
Translations/Aria Texts:
Libretto entered by Robert Glaubitz (added 1998-02-28)
Mille pene, Orfeo's aria from Orfeo ed Euridice

Mille pene,
Ombre sdegnose,
Come voi sopporto anch'io;
L'inferno mio ho con me,
Lo sento in mezzo al mio cor.
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