Mia vita (Salamone Rossi)

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  • (Posted 2022-07-24)  CPDL #70121:     
Editor: Elizabeth Schauer (submitted 2022-07-24).   Score information: Letter, 7 pages, 232 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: This edition includes editorial notes, word-for-word and idiomatic translations, a rehearsal reduction, and a realized continuo accompaniment.

General Information

Title: Mia vita
Composer: Salamone Rossi
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: Italian
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: c. 1600
    2nd published: 1614 in Il primo libro de madrigali a quattro voci, no. 12

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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

Mia vita, s'egli è vero
Ch'altra che voi sia donna del mio core,
Mi si mostri nemico sempr'Amore.

Ma se voi sola sete
Principio e fine d'ogni mio desio,
Dhe non consenta ch'io
Giunga per trop­po amarvi a l'ultim'hora
E che voi diate mor­te a chi v'adora.