O selce, o tigre, o ninfa (Alessandro Scarlatti)

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  • CPDL #02823:    (MuP)
Editor: Vincent Carpentier (submitted 2001-06-21).   Score information: Letter, 6 pages, 990 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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Title: O selce, o tigre, o ninfa
Composer: Alessandro Scarlatti

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

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

O selce, o tigre, o ninfa,
Fredda, crudele e bella
Ch’innamori mai sempre e mai non ami
Tu saetti se miri
E le faville a chi ti miri avventi
E mirante è mirata
Bella sì ma spietata
O col ferro, o coi dardi altrui tormenti
E scherzi con amor e non lo senti.