Sì dolce è'l tormento, SV 332 (Monteverdi, Claudio)

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For Oboe, Accordion, Cornett, Horn, Trombe da Tirarsi and Theorbo (Reynen)

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Carminum (2010/9/4)

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Misc. Notes This is a setting of the song for high voice, i.e. soprano or alto. Note there are also versions for medium and low voices.
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For Dulcian, Accordion, Cornett, Horn, Trombe da Tirarsi and Theorbo (Reynen)

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Carminum (2010/11/3)

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Misc. Notes This is a setting of the song for medium voice, i.e. tenor or bariton. The accompaniment differs from the other versions. The voice is aliased by the dulcian.
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For Trombone, Accordion, Cornett, Horn, Trombe da Tirarsi and Theorbo (Reynen)

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Carminum (2010/11/3)

Performers Computer
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Misc. Notes This is a setting of the song for low voice, i.e. bass, not surpassing c'. The accompaniment differs from the other versions. The voice is aliased by the dulcian.
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Publisher. Info. Quarto scherzo delle ariose vaghezze
Venice: Alessandro Vincenti, 1624.
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Misc. Notes Transcription from the 1624 edition.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Voice, Cornett, Horn, Trombe da Tirarsi, Accordion and Theorbo (Reynen)

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Carminum (2010/11/3)

Arranger Maurits Reynen
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General Information

Work Title Sì dolce è'l tormento
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Composer Monteverdi, Claudio
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. SV 332
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement
First Publication. 1624
Language Italian
Average DurationAvg. Duration 3 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation soprano, continuo

Misc. Comments

The entry in Grove Music is "Sí dolce è’l tormento, S, bc, in C. Milanuzzi: Quarto scherzo delle ariose vaghezze (Venice, 1624/R); M ix, 119".