O chiome erranti, o chiome

Book position

8

Composer

Gesualdo, Carlo

Catalogue

RISM A I, G-1744
Vogel 1178

Number Voice

6

Voices name

S, A, 5, 6, T, B

Number voice missing

5

Textual Incipit

O Chiome errante.

Lyrics

O chiome erranti, o chiome
dorate, inanellate,
o come belle, o come
e volate e scherzate,
voi pur scherzando errate
e son dolci gli errori,
ma non errate in allacciando i cori.

Lyricist-Poet

Marino, Giovan Battista

Literary form

Madrigal

Rhymes

ababbcC

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