Da vaghe perle e da vermiglie rose (Giovanni Maria Nanino)

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Editor: Willem Verkaik (submitted 2020-02-17).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 261 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Da vaghe perle e da vermiglie rose
Composer: Giovanni Maria Nanino

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

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1585 in Dolci affetti, no. 23


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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

Da vaghe perle e da vermiglie rose,
Dolce nettar e Amore,
Trasse ridendo e alle mie labbia il pose,
Ahi che m'uccise il core,
E mi convenne dire,
Per il nettar gustar debbo morire.