"Sento in seno ch'in pioggia di lagrime" (“I feel within a rain of tears”) from Tieteberga and Il Giustino
by Antonio Vivaldi
arranged for two pianos (one muted) by Anderson & Roe
A Rain of Tears
In this operatic aria, Vivaldi musically depicts rain as a metaphor for tears. Exterior and internal worlds collide in a pointillistic deluge: the dark skies weep as we are submerged in sorrow.
— Greg Anderson & Elizabeth Joy Roe