La verginella e simile alla rosa (Mosto, Giovanni Battista)

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Editor Allen Garvin
Publisher. Info. Dallas: Hawthorne Early Music, 2013.
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General Information

Work Title La verginella e simile alla rosa
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Composer Mosto, Giovanni Battista
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGM 3
Key F major
First Publication. 1584 in Madrigali a 5 voci, Libro 2
Librettist Lodovico Ariosto (1474–1533)
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Renaissance
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation SATTB voices

Misc. Comments

This sets ottava 42 of canto I of Orlando Furioso. It is the single most popular ottava of that epic for madrigal settings, with more than two dozen extant examples from the 16th century.