Caro dolce ben mio (Tiburtio Massaino)

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  • (Posted 2018-01-04)   CPDL #48283:         
Editor: Willem Verkaik (submitted 2018-01-04).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 315 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed down one note from a-minor. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

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Title: Caro dolce ben mio
Composer: Tiburtio Massaino
Lyricist:

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

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1578

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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

Caro dolce ben mio perche fuggire
chi v'ama, E per amar languisce e more,
Se vi piace il mio pianto e'l mio martire,
Eccovi il petto e ne cavato il core,
Che quand' io deggia per dolor morire,
E far del viver mio piu brevi l'hore,
L'alma lieta da me farà partita,
Se di man vostra lascierò la vita.