Poi ch'el mio largo pianto (Philippe de Monte)

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  • (Posted 2010-12-13)  CPDL #22837:      (XML)
Editor: Renato Calcaterra (submitted 2010-12-13).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 155 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: MusicXML file is zipped.

General Information

Title: Poi ch'el mio largo pianto
Composer: Philippe de Monte

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSSAAT
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1569 in Il primo libro de madrigali a sei voci, no. 4
  2nd published: 1583 in Musica divina di 19 autori illustri, no. 48
  3rd published: 1588
  4th published: 1605 in Nervi d'Orfeo, no. 57
Description: Transcribed from the "Musica Divina di XIX autori illustri a IIII. V. VI et VII voci, nuovamente raccolta da Pietro Phalesio et data in luce in Anversa - 1588". The keys, time signatures, notes' values and accidentals are as in the original print. The C clefs are transposed to the G clef and to the modern Tenor clef.

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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

Poi ch’el mio largo pianto
Amor ti piace tanto
Asciuti mai quest’occhi non vedrai
Finche non venga fore
Ohime per gl’occh’il core.

English.png English translation

As you like so much, my love,
My large crying
You shall never see dries these eyes
Until, alas, the heart
Will come out from my eyes.