Hor che gli armenti (Domenico Mazzocchi)

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  • (Posted 2014-06-24)  CPDL #32314:      (XML)
Editor: Renato Calcaterra (submitted 2014-06-24).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 93 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Hor che gli armenti
Composer: Domenico Mazzocchi
Lyricist: Pier Francesco Paoli

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SSTB
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: Italian
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1638 in Partitura de' madrigali a cinque voci, no. 18
Description: The bar divisions, the Continuo figures and the accidentals are as in the original edition, except for the sharps after a flat and the flats after a sharp that have been converted to naturals.

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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

Hor che gli armenti
Riposo prendono,
E i raggi ardenti
In terra scendono:
Al suono amabile
Del rivo instabile,
Sciogliamo à gara, ò Pastorelle amanti,
Voi il piede à i balli, e noi la voce à i canti.