Amatemi ben mio (Benedetto Pallavicino)

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  • (Posted 2019-04-15)   CPDL #53977:       
Editor: Willem Verkaik (submitted 2019-04-15).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 309 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed up one note from a-minor. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Amatemi ben mio
Composer: Benedetto Pallavicino
Lyricist: Torquato Tasso

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

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1585 in Madrigali a 5 voci, libro 3, no. 14

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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

Amatemi ben mio,
Perche sdegna il mio core,
Ogn'altro cibo e vive sol d'Amore,
V'amerò se m'amate,
Ne men de la mia vita,
Fia l'amor longo e fia con lui finita,
Ma s'amarmi negate,
Morirò disperato,
Per non amarvi non essendo amato.

Torquato Tasso, Rime d'amore 288