Sospiri miei (Adrian Willaert)

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  • (Posted 2018-11-14)   CPDL #51900:   
Editor: Allen Garvin (submitted 2018-11-14).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 85 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC
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General Information

Title: Sospiri miei
Composer: Adrian Willaert

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1545 in Canzone villanesche alla napolitana, no. 15


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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

Sospiri miei d'ahimè dogliorirosi e senz'aita
Deh partitevi da me cangiate loco,
Do che ti giova, Doridon, esser sì bella
Son fa ru ra ru rella, vuoi ben' a me,
Sappi chi non ha bene in gioventù d'in amar ahimè
Stent’in vecchiezza, to ri ron, amaritudine,
Son fa ru ra ru rella, vuoi ben'a me.