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Hero's Aria from Berlioz' Opera, Beatrice et Benedict

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Sung in the first act of Berlioz' opera, Beatrice et Benedict, Hero awaits for her fiancé to return from battle. Hoping and dreaming of his victory, she cannot wait to pay him the price of their constancy by giving him her hand in marriage.

French Lyrics
Je vais le voir! son noble front rayonne
De l'auréole du vainqueur.
Cher Claudio! que n'ai-je une couronne,
Je te la donnerais, je t'ai donné mon cœur!
Que n'ai-je une couronne
Je te la donnerais, je t'ai donné mon cœur!
Il me revient fidèle
Plus d'angoisse mortelle
Nos tourments nos tourments sont finis
Nous allons être unis
De sa constance de sa vaillance me main sera le prix.
Il me revient il me revient fidèle
Plus d'angoisse mortelle
Il me revient il me revient fidèle de sa constance
De sa vaillance
Ma main sera le prix! ah il me revient il me revient fidèle
De sa vaillance ma main sera le prix!
Il me revient, il me revient fidèle
De sa constance
De sa vaillance
Ma main sera le prix, il me revient fidèle
Plus d'angoisse mortelle!
Nous allons être unis.
De sa vaillance
De sa constance
Ma main, ma main, sera le prix
Il me revient fidèle
Plus d'angoisse mortelle
Il me revient fidèle, ah
Nous allons être unis, ah, de sa vaillance
Ma main, ma main sera, ah, prix.

English Translation I'll see it! His noble brow will shine
The halo of the winner.
Dear Claudio! I do, that a crown
I would give, as I gave you my heart!
I do, that a crown
I would give, as I gave you my heart!
He returns true
More mortal anguish
Our troubles and our torments are finished
We will be united
Of constancy, valor will hand me the price.
It returns back to me faithful
More mortal anguish
It returns back to me faithful, constancy,
valor,
My hand is the price! ah he returns he returns faithful
His courage, my hand will be the price!
He comes, he comes true
Of constancy
His valor
My hand will be the price, it is my duty faithfully
More mortal anguish!
We will be united.
His valor
Of constancy
My hand, my hand will be the price
He returns true
More mortal anguish
He returns true, ah
We will be united, ah, his valor
My hand, my hand shall be, ah, his price.

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