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==Music files==
 
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{{Text|Italian}}
 
{{Text|Italian}}
Quand'io miro le rose<br>
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<poem>
ch'in voi natura pose<br>
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Quand'io miro le rose  
e quelle che v'ha l'arte<br>
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ch'in voi natura pose
nel vago seno sparte,<br>
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e quelle che v'ha l'arte
non so conoscer poi <br>
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nel vago seno sparte,
se voi le rose o sian le rose voi.<br>
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non so conoscer poi  
<br>
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se voi le rose o sian le rose voi.
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</poem>
 
{{Translation|English}}
 
{{Translation|English}}
 
''by [[User:Mick Swithinbank|Mick Swithinbank]]<br>
 
''by [[User:Mick Swithinbank|Mick Swithinbank]]<br>
When I look upon the roses with which nature has blessed you<br>
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<poem>
and those which art has scattered upon your graceful breast,<br>
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When I look upon the roses
I cannot tell whether it is you that are the roses<br>
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with which nature has blessed you
or the roses that are you.<br>
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and those which art has scattered
 
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upon your graceful breast,
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I cannot tell whether
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it is you that are the roses or the roses that are you.
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</poem>
  
 
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[[Category:Sheet music]]
 
[[Category:Renaissance music]]
 
[[Category:Renaissance music]]

Revision as of 10:11, 24 October 2012

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Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2012-10-24).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 15 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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Editor: Phillip Grow (submitted 2008-12-04).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 15 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Quand'io miro le rose
Composer: Luca Marenzio
Lyricist: Angelo Grillo

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

Language: Italian
Instruments: a cappella
Published: L'ottavo libro de' madrigali a cinque voci, 1598

Description: Editio princeps: Venice, Antonio Gardano, 1598. Dedication by the composer to Ferrante Gonzaga, Prince of Molfetta and Lord of Guastalla. Venice, October 20, 1598. Text: Angelo Grillo, alias Livio Celiano, in Rime di diversi celebri poeti dell’età nostra, edited by G.B. Licino, Bergamo, C. Ventura, 1587

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Original text and translations

Italian.png Italian text

Quand'io miro le rose
ch'in voi natura pose
e quelle che v'ha l'arte
nel vago seno sparte,
non so conoscer poi
se voi le rose o sian le rose voi.

English.png English translation

by Mick Swithinbank

When I look upon the roses
with which nature has blessed you
and those which art has scattered
upon your graceful breast,
I cannot tell whether
it is you that are the roses or the roses that are you.