S'infinita bellezza (Jacques Arcadelt)

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Editor: Pothárn Imre (submitted 2020-05-13).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 103 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transcribed from 1551 Gardano edition. Original note values. Italian text slightly modernised (longhi < lunghi, silvagge < selvagge).

General Information

Title: S'infinita bellezza
Composer: Jacques Arcadelt
Lyricist: Luigi Cassola

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

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1544 in Di Cipriano il secondo libro de madrigali a cinque voci, no. 20

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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

S'infinita bellezza e leggiadria
Tant'eccelsa virtù, tant'honestade
Fra noi divina fan la donna mia,
O dolce amor, dolce amoroso strale
Qual è sì franca e cara libertade
Ch'al mio servir sia equale
S'io non fossi mortale.