Ludovico Ariosto

From ChoralWiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search


Born: 8 September 1474

Died: 6 July 1533


One of the foremost poets of cinquecento Italy, his poetry was set to music in several hundred instances by 16th century madrigalists, while his primary work, Orlando Furioso, provided many later operas and musical dramas with themes and stories.

View the Wikipedia article on Ludovico Ariosto.

Texts by Ludovico Ariosto

Settings of text by Ludovico Ariosto


  • Orlando Furioso (first edition: 1516; final edition: 1532)
  • Rime (Venice, 1546)
  • Carmina (Venice, 1553)

External links

add web links here