Celeste Donna in bel sembiante (Hipolito Tartaglino)

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Editor: Willem Verkaik (submitted 2020-02-13).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 345 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Celeste Donna in bel sembiante
Composer: Hipolito Tartaglino
Lyricist: Berardino Rota

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

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1585 in Dolci affetti, no. 18

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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

Celeste Donna in bel sembiante humano,
A riva d'un ruscel puro e lucente,
Bagnava l'oro e lo spiegava al sole,
Invittomm'al cristallo e con la mano,
Spargendo l'onda m'arse dolcemente,
Et m'ancise di morte che non dole,
Et disse no'l sai: Queste son l'acque,
In cui Venere bella al mondo nacque.