Ch'io scriva di costei (Bartolomeo Spontone)
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- Editor: Gerhard Weydt (submitted 2021-08-29). Score information: A4, 10 pages, 184 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes:
Title: Ch'io scriva di costei
Composer: Bartolomeo Spontone
Lyricist: Pietro Bembo
Number of voices: 7vv Voicing: SSAATTB
Genre: Secular, Madrigal
Instruments: A cappella
First published: 1583 in Libro terzo de madrigali a cinque voci, no. 27
2nd published: 1590 in Dialoghi musicali (Angelo Gardano), no. 11
Description: Although the poem presents a dialog, the music is not set for two separate groups of voices: while the poet's words are always set for four low voices, amor's answers are sung by a varying combination of foutr to seven voices.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Ch'io scriva di costei.