Come voi tu ch'io viva (Andrea Gabrieli)

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  • (Posted 2017-11-25)  CPDL #47691:         
Editor: Andreas Stenberg (submitted 2017-11-25).   Score information: A4, 11 pages, 933 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A semi-diplomatic edition: Score and parts.

General Information

Title: Come voi tu ch'io viva
Composer: Andrea Gabrieli

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSATTB
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1585 in Symphonia angelica, Edition 1, no. 55

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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

Come voi tu ch'io viva,
Se m'uccidi,
E come voi ch'io mora,
Se mi dai vita ancora
Tra due mi tieni
onde tra morte e vita
Vivendo moro
e non vivend' ho vita.