Caro dolce ben mio (Alessandro Striggio)
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- Editor: Allen Garvin (submitted 2018-11-14). Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 79 kB Copyright: CC BY NC
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- Editor: Renato Calcaterra (submitted 2013-08-19). Score information: A4, 3 pages, 93 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: The source (MusicXML) file is zipped
Title: Caro dolce ben mio
Composer: Alessandro Striggio
First published: 1560 in Primo libro de madrigali a cinque voci, no. 5
Description: The notes' values, accidentals and colourings are as in the manuscript, the coloured semibreves can be performed as dotted minimæ. The notes' values within the "ligaturæ" are semibreves. The “musica ficta” suggestion are in the MIDI and MusicXML files.
Original text and translations
Caro dolce ben mio chi mi vi toglie
My beloved, who is stealing you from me? How can this heart of mine live without you? Alas, this bitter pain, this harsh torment condemns me to misery, from my weary eyes drawing tears that move the very stones to pity.