Da bei rami scendea (Ruffo, Vincenzo)

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Scores and Parts

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Editor Allen Garvin (b. 1969)
Publisher. Info. Hawthorne Early Music, 2020.
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General Information

Work Title Da bei rami scendea
Alternative. Title
Composer Ruffo, Vincenzo
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IVR 28
Key C Ionian mode
First Publication. 1564 in Capricci in Musica a 3 voci (Milan: Francesco Moscheni press)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Renaissance
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation 3 instruments

Misc. Comments

  • The basso part come from the Arcadelt madrigal of the same name, while the canto and tenore parts provide an elaborate, fast fantasia on top of it.
  • Grove Music describes Ruffo's 1564 collection of capricci as: "textless compositions apparently intended for instrumental performance, are studded with technical and notational difficulties, and are the earliest known instrumental pieces to be described as ‘capricci’."