Io vidi già sotto l'ardente sole (Luca Marenzio)
- Editor: Gerhard Weydt (submitted 2021-05-11). Score information: A4, 5 pages, 153 kB Copyright: CPDL
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First published: 1584 Il secondo libro de madrigali a sei voci (Luca Marenzio), no. 13
Original text and translations
Alfred Einstein says in his "The Italian Madrigal" (II) that this madrigal and Vita de la mia vita must have been written to order, as they have similar headings in the old editions, namely "Pallore di madonna desiato" and "Pallore di madonna grato", respectively. While the statement that they would have been written to order does not necessarily follow from that fact, they were obviously written together, and Marenzio also put them side by side in his collection.
Io vidi già sotto l’ardente sole
Ich sah schon unter der brennenden Sonne
I already beheld, under the burning sun,