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The Third Book of Madrigals : for 5 voices / Vincenzo Ruffo (and some other composers); transcribed and edited by Cees Wagemakers

Publisher's number: 14662
Genre: Vocal music
Subgenre: Mixed choir
Instruments: GK
Remarks: Early Music Edition
Status: fully digitized (real-time delivery)

Other authors:
Ruffo, Vincenzo (composer)
Wagemakers, Cees (editor)
Contains:
Salve Hippolite - Non sei tu quel che sopr’ al sacro monte (5’15”)
Veggio ben quantto l’odio - S’ io vi son importuno (4’45”)
Valle che di lamenti miei (4’15”)
O di rara bellezza (Vicenzo Ferro) (2’30”)
D’ Amor le generose (3’)
Cor mio perche pur piangi (Vicenzo Ferro) (3’30”)
Qual mai più vagh’ e bella (Giaches Archadelt) (1’45”)
Perche piangi alma (Vicenzo Ferro) (2’15”)
Vergine santa (3’45”)
Vergine sol’ al mondo (4’)
Io che di viver sciolto - Nacque nell’ alm’ in tanto fier ardore (5’)
Vostro donn’ e ‘l peccato (1’45”)
Quand’ io penso (Francesco Rosselli) (4’30”)
Dunque morte crudel (Ioan. Pionnier) (5’)
Io che con mille frodi (Francesco Rosselli) (4’30”)
Piangete occhi miei lassi (Andrea Gabrieli) (3’45”)
Fugga ‘l dolor (2’45”)
Ditemi aure tranquille (3’)
Qual possanza (3’15)
Com’ esser puot’ Amore (3’15”)
Ben mille volte (3’45”)
Vaghi chiari soavi ardenti (4’15”)
Quella beltà maggiore (3’30”)
Ben mio cht mi ti toglie (4’15”)
Description:
In the 16th century there were two important music publishers in Venice: Scotto and Gardano. The composers whose work was printed did not have an exclusive contract with one publisher or another. While Gardano had the specialism of single-composer editions, Scotto was more specialized in anthologies. Nevertheless is the underlying book of madrigals by Vincenzo Ruffo (c. 1508-1587), printed at Gardano’s, completed with madrigals by some other composers. History tells us that Ruffo did not have the means (or the patron) to have his work printed until he got an appointment at the Accademia Filarmonica at Verona that he dedicated his first madigal book to. This book Madrigali a sei a sett et a otto voci was printed by Scotto in 1554. Around the same time as Scotto’s Scielta seconda appeared, Gardano marketed a Secondo Libro and a Terzo Libro of Ruffo’s five voice madrigals. This Terzo Libro turned out to be a reprint of Ruffo’s Scielta Seconda. Neither of these publications show a date of appearance nor a dedication, but through the typographical evidence, it must be 1554/5.
Gardano filled the book up with madrigals by some other composers - like he did earlier with Arcadelt and Rore editions - : Andrea Gabrieli, Francesco Rosselli (Roussel), Vincenzo Ferro, Giaches Arcadelt, Joannes Pionnier - just like Scotto had done in his edition of the Scielta seconda.
Ruffo got more and more marketable and reprints of his work show us that he got financial backing by both his printers.

Cees Wagemakers

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