Ma se avverrà ch’io moia (Carlo Gesualdo)

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  • (Posted 2013-12-23)  CPDL #30831:     
Editor: Christopher Boveroux (submitted 2013-12-23).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 884 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: SATTB realization
  • (Posted 2013-12-19)  CPDL #30814:  Network.png
Editor: Fernando Gómez Jácome (submitted 2013-12-19).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 63 kB   Copyright: Personal
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General Information

Title: Ma se avverrà ch’io moia
Composer: Carlo Gesualdo
Lyricist: Torquato Tasso

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

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1594 in Madrigali a 5 voci, libro secondo, no. 8
Description: Ma se avverrá ch'io moia - Seconda parte

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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

Ma se avverrà ch’io moia
di piacer e di gioia,
non ritardi la morte
sì lieto fine e sì felice sorte.