Chorus of the fates (Salid del Averno) (Francisco Valls)
- Editor: Jonathan Goodliffe (submitted 2006-09-27). Score information: A4, 8 pages, 80 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes: Some guesswork in setting words to the choral parts. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.
Title: Chorus of the fates
Composer: Francisco Valls
First published: 1742 in Mapa Armonico Practico, manuscript, including this score, published by Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas
Description: Composer describes this as "musica para el teatro" (music for the theatre -possibly an opera?) and explains that the chorus is sung by the "Parcas", i.e the fates.
Copy of manuscript is a little unclear in places owing to poor reproduction.
Original text and translations
Salid del Averno ministros del ira que muertes conspira. Terrible el furor!
[Tentative: original text is obscure]
Come out of Hell, servants of wrath, who plot death. Terrible is your fury!