Udito ho Citherea (Domenico Mazzocchi)

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  • (Posted 2014-07-04)  CPDL #32382:      (XML)
Editor: Renato Calcaterra (submitted 2014-07-04).   Score information: A4, 9 pages, 194 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: The source (MusicXML) file is zipped

General Information

Title: Udito ho Citherea
Composer: Domenico Mazzocchi
Lyricist: Giambattista Marino

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

Language: Italian
Instruments: Basso continuo

First published: 1638 in Partitura de' madrigali a cinque voci, no. 2

Description: The bar divisions, the Continuo figures and the accidentals are as in the original edition, except for the sharps after a flat and the flats after a sharp that have been converted to naturals.

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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

Udito ho Citherea,
Che del tuo grembo fuore
Fuggitivo tuo figlio a te si cela,
E promesso hai premiar, chi te'l rivela.

Non languir bella Dea,
Se vai cercando Amore
No'l cercar, dammi il premio io l'ho nel core.