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Conversi, Girolamo

Little is known of the life of Girolamo Conversi, but what we know is from some dedications to his madrigal books. He was born in Correggio (hence the suffix to ...

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The First Book of Madrigals : for 5 voices / Girolamo Conversi; transcribed and edited by Cees Wagemakers

Publisher's number: 14311
Genre: Vocal music
Subgenre: Mixed choir
Instruments: GK
Remarks: Early Music Edition. Single titles available separately.
Duration: 77'00"
Year of composition: 1572
Status: Unique collection of Renaissance manuscripts transposed to contemporary notation. Hundreds of vocal works that had been hidden away in various libraries across Europe, now available for the first time, thanks to tireless work of editor Cees Wagemakers.

Other authors:
Wagemakers, Cees (editor)
Contains:
Io vò gridando (1’30”)
Quando co’i dolci rai (2’15”)
Stà notte io mi sognava (1’15”)
Dhe porgimi sa mano (2’00”)
Saltando lo mio Amor (2’00”)
Così sovent’ in sogno - Se ben dura mi sei (5’00”)
S’ io t’ involassi (1’45”)
Nel più fiorito (3’45”)
Io canterò - Ben pos’ Amor Natura (3’45”)
Donne leggiadre (3’45”)
Por che mi brami (2’00”)
Alma guidoti amor - Ma se tempo gia mai (5’)
Sciogliami morte (2’45”)
Fuggite l’ infedel (1’45”)
Se vi space ch’ io v’ ami (2’30”)
Per questa tua si subita partita (2’15”)
Tutti correte ad uno (3’15”)
Quand’ aprir veggio (2’15”)
Solo fra mill’ Amanti (2’45”)
Amor fa quanto vuoi (2’45”)
Io me ne volo a voi (3’15”)
S’ ogn’ hor lieto (2’30”)
Nasce la doglia mia (3’)
Canzon’ va al mio bel sol (2’00”)
Poi che m’hai tolto (1’45”)
Corri, mamma d’oro (1’45”)
Sola soletta (2’00”)
Per che giovene (1’45”)
Quando mi miri (2’15”)
Non dubitar ben mio (2’15”)
Description:
The First Book of Madrigals for 5 voices by Girolamo Conversi (also written as Converso) from Correggio in Reggio Emilia contains 30 madrigals and was reprinted in 1575 from a publication in 1572 by Girolamo Scotto in Venice. This edition was the source for the underlying transcription from mensural to modern music notation. The original of 1572 is nowhere to be found.

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