Cosi morir debb'io, SWV 5 (Heinrich Schütz)

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General Information

Title: Cosi morir debb'io

Composer: Heinrich Schütz
Lyricist: Giovanni Battista Guarini

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

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1611 in Il primo libro de madrigali, no. 5
  2nd published: 1890 in Heinrich Schütz: Sämtliche Werke, Volume 9, no. 5
  3rd published: 1962 in Neue Schütz-Ausgabe, Volume 22, no. 5
Description: From Il Pastor Fido, act IV, scene v

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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

Così morir debb'io,
nè sarà chi m'ascolti o me diffenda,
così da tutti abandonata
e priva d'ogni speranza,
accompagnata solo
da un'estrema infelice
e funesta pietà,
che non m'aita.