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Alta Armonia gentile (Giovanni Francesco Anerio)

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Editor: Andreas Stenberg (submitted 2022-09-21).   Score information: A4, 15 pages, 208 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: A semi-diplomatic edition.

General Information

Title: Alta Armonia gentile
Composer: Giovanni Francesco Anerio
Lyricist:
Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: SSB
Genre: SacredMadrigal

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1599 in Tempio armonico, no. 124
Description: The second setting to the same text from “Tempio armonico della Beatissima Vergine ... 1599”

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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

Alta Armonia gentile,
Nel gran Tempio risuona,
Sacro à lei, che di stelle s'incorona:
Però s'in Valle humile,
Sorge contento à quel del Ciel simile,
Del Ciel ben degna fia,
Questa sour' ogni esempio,
In nobil Tempio Angelica Armonia.