O voi che sospirate (John Wall Callcott)

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  • CPDL #18900:        (Sibelius 5)
Editor: Jonathan Goodliffe (submitted 2009-02-12).   Score information: A4, 9 pages, 96 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: O voi che sospirate
Composer: John Wall Callcott
Lyricist: Francesco Petrarca

Number of voices: 5vv   Voicings: AATBB or ATTBB
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella (originally). Piano accompaniment added by William Horsley (1774-1858).

First published:

Description: A 5 part madrigal, possibly inspired by Luca Marenzio's setting of the same poem, also in 5 parts.

External websites:

Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Mia benigna fortuna e 'l viver lieto vv. 12-13