Vagh' amorosi (Maddalena Casulana)

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  • (Posted 2018-04-08)  CPDL #49287:         
Editor: Andreas Stenberg (submitted 2018-04-08).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 82 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Semidiplomatoric edition. No transposing though the original Chiavette cleffin suggests a downward transposition.
  • (Posted 2017-09-01)  CPDL #46176:        (Finale 2012)
Editor: André Vierendeels (submitted 2017-09-01).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 64 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Vagh' amorosi
Composer: Maddalena Casulana

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

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1570 in Il secondo libro de madrigali a quattro voci, no. 15

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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

Vagh' amorosi augelli
che, sovra gli arbuscelli,
rinovate gl'antichi vostri amori,
cantate tra bei fiori,
gl'occh'e le bionde chiome
che fur si dolce nod' a le mie some,
e di mia Clori a l'onde,
in quest' amate sponde,
udite l'armonia
che puo sol' a dolcir la pena mia.