Vostra moglie fu baciata (John Wall Callcott)

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  • CPDL #19650:        (Sibelius 5)
Editor: Jonathan Goodliffe (submitted 2009-06-18).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 28 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Vostra moglie fu baciata
Composer: John Wall Callcott

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: TTT or SSS
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: Italian
Instruments: A cappella

First published:

Description: A three part catch. May be more easily sung by mixed voices if transposed down by one note.

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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

- Vostra moglie fu baciata.
Ch'era il solo vostro ben.
Io non so se lo sapete,
E fu cento volte almen.

- Quando? Dove? Non tacete!
Lacerarmi sento il sen.

English.png English translation

- Your wife was kissed,
She, who was your only love.
I don't know if you knew it,
And it was a hundred times, at least.

- When? Where? Don't hide anything from me!
I feel my heart tear and rip.