S'à veder voi non vengo (Luca Marenzio)

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Editor: Willem Verkaik (submitted 2017-09-24).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 317 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed down one note from G-dorian.

General Information

Title: S'à veder voi non vengo
Composer: Luca Marenzio

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSATTB
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1591 in Il quinto libro de madrigali a sei voci, no. 15

Description: Domine inquirentes is a sacred contrafact of this work by Simone Molinaro, published in his Fatiche Spirituali of 1610.

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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

S'à veder voi non vengo alma mia luce,
Vien ch'al vostro partir dietro sen venne,
Il cor con le sue penne,
Hor non si può senz' alma,
Mover la grave salma,
Dunque s'havete ch'io venga desio,
Rendetemi il cor mio.