Spir' Himeneo (Leone Leoni)

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  • (Posted 2018-06-23)   CPDL #50283:         
Editor: Willem Verkaik (submitted 2018-06-23).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 323 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: Transposed down one note from G-dorian. MusicXML source file is in compressed .mxl format.

General Information

Title: Spir' Himeneo
Composer: Leone Leoni
Lyricist:

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

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1602 in Bell' Alba: quinto libro de madrigali a cinque voci, no. 19

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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

Spir' Himeneo dolce invisibil fiamma,
Da bei giri lucenti,
Che di vitale incendio i cori infiamma,
E in quel beato ardore,
D'A-marilli e Filen accend'il core,
Acciò con dolci accenti
Cantino i lor piacer lieti e contenti.