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|Work Title||La verginella è simile alla rosa|
|Key||G Dorian mode|
|Librettist||Lodovico Ariosto (1474–1533)|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Renaissance|
|Instrumentation||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.