Amor s'hai pur desio (Giaches de Wert)

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  • (Posted 2020-09-20)  CPDL #60636:        (LilyPond)
Editor: Allen Garvin (submitted 2020-09-20).   Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 75 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC
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General Information

Title: Amor s'hai pur desio
Composer: Giaches de Wert

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1591 in Il decimo libro de madrigali a 5 voci (Venice: Angelo Gardano press)

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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

Amor s'hai pur desio,
che io perisca nel foco onde sempre ardo;
Fa che'l soave sguardo in me s'affissi
onde infiammata m'hai ne mi si chiuda mai,
per batter di palpebra il dolce lume
finché i' non mi consume.