Primo Libro delle Musiche (Caccini, Francesca)

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Sheet Music


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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Florence: Zanobi Pignoni, 1618.
Misc. Notes RISM-A/I C 2
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Publisher. Info. Paolo V. Montanari
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Publisher. Info. Moritz Heffter, 2019.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Dov'io credea le mie speranze vere

For Voice and Piano (Torchi)

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Arranger Luigi Torchi (1858–1920)
Publisher. Info. L'Arte Musicale in Italia, Vol.5 (pp.212-13)
Milan: G. Ricordi, 1908. Plate 104322-27.
Misc. Notes Based on a 1621 edition.
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General Information

Work Title Il Primo Libro delle Musiche
Alternative. Title
Composer Caccini, Francesca
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 36? pieces
Chi desia di saper, canzonetta with chitarra spagnola
Ch'amor sio nudo, canzonetta with chitarra spagnola
First Publication. 1618 - Florence: Zanobi Pignoni
Language Italian, 7 pieces in Latin
Dedication "Il Signore Cardinale de Medici" [Possibly Carlo de' Medici (1595–1666), made a cardinal in 1615?]
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 1-2 voices, continuo (2 canzonette specify chitarra spagnola)

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  • Pieces are titled variously Sonetto, Madrigale, Aria, Canzonetta, Psalme, Motetto, Hinno. A large number of these are based on the Romanesca ground bass.