Questa vostra pietate (Giulio Eremita)

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  • (Posted 2016-05-18)   CPDL #39683:          (Finale 2014)
Editor: Willem Verkaik (submitted 2016-05-18).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 303 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Questa vostra pietate
Composer: Giulio Eremita
Lyricist: Torquato Tasso

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

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1600 in De floridi virtuosi d'Italia (Pierre Phalèse), no. 62

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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

Questa vostra pietate,
Non refrigerio al core,
Ma da forza a l'ardore,
Dunque d'esser pietosa homai cessate,
In cosi strana guisa,
Che ne sia l'alma uccisa,
Per ch'ella vi desia,
Ò in estremo crudele,ò in tutto pia.