Dialogo a dieci (Michele Varotto)
- Editor: Allen Garvin (submitted 2020-01-19). Score information: Letter, 8 pages, 141 kB Copyright: CC BY NC
- Edition notes:
Title: Dialogo a dieci
Composer: Michele Varotto
First published: 1586
Description: This piece features 10 characters speaking in different languages or dialects: Venetian, Bergamascan, Napolitan, Spanish, Milanese, Bolognese, Sicilian, Genoese, French, and a Gypsy Italian dialect. Four pairs of characters are talking to one another, while the gypsy character sings a lullaby, and the French (in a walloon dialect) sings a chanson. Zanni (from Bergamo) and il Magnifico (from Venice) are stock characters from the Commedia dell'Arte.