Hor che la terra (Giovanni Matteo Asola)

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  • (Posted 2017-11-18)   CPDL #47424:       
Editor: André Vierendeels (submitted 2017-11-18).   Score information: A4, 3 pages, 62 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Hor che la terra
Composer: Giovanni Matteo Asola
Lyricist:

Number of voices: 2vv   Voicing: TT
Genre: SecularMadrigal

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1587

Description: Part of 6 pieces labelled stanza's in original print:

  1. Hor che la terra
  2. Tra densi bronchi
  3. Sento una voce
  4. Quest'è che già
  5. Onde vaghi fioretti
  6. Di gelo accesa

The six pieces are presented as a single poem, attributed to Stefanno Colonna, (1265 – c. 1348) in "I Sonetti, le Canzoni, et i Triomphi di M. Laura in risposta di M. Francesco", published in 1790.

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Original text and translations

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Hor che la terra di fioretti e fronde
si rinue virtu del vivo lume,
che m'arse già fin da l'empireo cielo,
tra questi freschi colli, valli e poggi,
e che l'aura gentil rinova'l tempo,
altre spoglie prendendo i tronch'i rami.