¡Ah Pelayo, que desmayo! (Anonymous)

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Editor: Santiago Romero Vives (submitted 2009-12-03).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 58 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: On external site click "Obras" then "A" to find the score.

General Information

Title: Ah Pelayo, que desmayo!

Composer: Anonymous


This work has been misattributed.
See notes for details and correct composer below.

Attr. Juan Aldomar on linked page

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

Language: Spanish
Instruments: a cappella

First published: 1556 in Cancionero de Upsala, no. 34

External websites:

Original text and translations

Spanish.png Spanish text

¡Ah Pelayo, que desmayo!
¿De que, di?

De una zagala que vi
Ah Pelayo, si la vieras
tanta es su hermosura

No bastara tu cordura
qu’en ella tu te perdieras
y penaras y murieras

¿Tal es, di?
Mas linda que nunca vi.