Da begl'occhi ch'adoro (Giovanni Battista Locatello)

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General Information

Title: Da begl'occhi ch'adoro
Composer: Giovanni Battista Locatello
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Number of voices: 5vv   Voicing: SSATB
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1585 in Dolci affetti, no. 19

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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

Da begl'occhi ch'adoro
lagrimette cadean par'alle perle,
Io moriv'a vederle,
Di soave martoro,
E mentr'io pur tenea le luci in loro,
Cieco mi dice amor d'un cor di pietra,
Non puo lagrime uscir se non si spetra.