Sola soletta (Girolamo Conversi)
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Title: Sola soletta
Composer: Girolamo Conversi
Description: A 5 part canzone from the composer's "il primo libro delle canzoni a cinque voci" 1575. The work was subsequently arranged by Thomas Morley for an instrumental consort. There is also an English setting of the madrigal to a poem apparently written by Thomas Vautor.
External websites: The source on IMSLP.
Original text and translations
Sola soletta i me ne vò cantando.
Alone and carefree I walk along, singing.
(NB: In the original, it is clear from the gender of the adjectives that these words are spoken by a woman)