||La verginella è simile alla rosa
||G Dorian mode
||Lodovico Ariosto (1474–1533)
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||5 voices (SAAAT/B)
Though this work appears in 1556 in Opera nuova di musica, Libro 4 (No.2), it is a motet, and Ruffo's first book of motets was published in 1542, so that is possibly the first publication. To be confirmed.