Magnanima pietà (Gasparo Pratoneri)

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  • (Posted 2017-11-20)   CPDL #47564:         
Editor: Willem Verkaik (submitted 2017-11-20).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 285 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed up one note from e-phrygian. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Magnanima pietà
Composer: Gasparo Pratoneri
Lyricist:

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

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

Published: 1568

Description: Prima parte. The second part can be found as Archi statue trofei (Gasparo Pratoneri)


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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

Magnanima Pietà Massimo Doria,
Fu ben degna di voi l'atto gentile,
Del caro pianto ond' honorate humile,
Di Carlo quinto l'immortal memoria,
Poi che non heb-be quel c'hoggi si gloria,
Spargendo'l nome suo da Battro a Tile
Huom piu devoto e caro o piu simile,
Ne d'invitto valor ne d'alta gloria.