Mercè grido piangendo (Pomponio Nenna)

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Editor: Willem Verkaik (submitted 2023-01-21).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 252 kB   Copyright: CPDL

General Information

Title: Mercè grido piangendo
Composer: Pomponio Nenna
Lyricist:
Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SAATB
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1603 in Il quinto libro de madrigali, 5vv (Pomponio Nenna), no. 17
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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

"Mercè!" grido piangendo,
Ma chi m'ascolta?
Ahi lasso! io vengo meno;
Morrò dunque tacendo:
Deh, per pietade! almeno,
O del mio cor tesoro,
Potessi dirti pria ch'io mora:"Io moro!"

See for translations Mercè grido piangendo (Carlo Gesualdo)