Baciai per haver vita (Gemignano Capilupi)

From ChoralWiki
Revision as of 06:29, 31 March 2021 by Wverkaik (talk | contribs)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Music files

L E G E N D Disclaimer How to download
ICON SOURCE
Icon_pdf.gif Pdf
Icon_snd.gif Midi
MusicXML.png MusicXML
File details.gif File details
Question.gif Help
  • (Posted 2021-03-31)  CPDL #63826:       
Editor: Willem Verkaik (submitted 2021-03-31).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 289 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes:

General Information

Title: Baciai per haver vita
Composer: Gemignano Capilupi
Lyricist: Giovanni Battista Guarini
Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1606 in Il Helicone, no. 15
Description: 


Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

Baciai per haver vita,
Ch'ov'è bellezza è vita, et hebbi morte;
Ma morte sì gradita,
Che più beata sorte
Vivendo non havrei:
Ne più bramar potrei.
Di sì soave bocca in un bel volto
Baciando, il cor mi fu rapito e tolto.

Guarini