M'ha punt' Amor (Giaches de Wert)

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  • (Posted 2008-12-21)  CPDL #18196:       
Editor: Augustin Roche (submitted 2008-12-21).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 346 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: M'ha punt' Amor
Composer: Giaches de Wert

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

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1589 in Il primo libro delle canzonette villanelle

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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

M'ha punt' Amor con velenoso dardo,
E va gridando per mar' e per terra:
All' arm' all'arme!
guerra, guerra!

English.png English translation

Love has wounded me with a poisoned arrow,
And now he goes shouting throughout land and sea:
To arms! To arms!
War! War!