Biography[ edit ] Landi was born in Rome , the capital of the Papal States. In he joined the Collegio Germanico in Rome as a boy soprano, and he may have studied with Asprilio Pacelli. Landi took minor orders in and began studying at the Seminario Romano in In he had moved to the north of Italy, and published a book of five-voice madrigals at Venice ; apparently he had acquired a post as maestro di cappella at Padua. Most likely it was used as part of the festivities for a wedding.

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Daisar Starting at about the time of J. Finally she kisses him, he ajgellin the dawn, and he tells the bird to sing for both its and his delight. An interesting thing about the song is that it has no bass part written out at all, not even sketched. I suppose it could be sung as a solo a cappellabut every recording I have ever heard created a bass part.

By using this site, you agree to lwndi Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I know it from modern popular music, which is quite acted out. But especially in the s the balance of power in interpretation was much more heavily weighted in favor of the performers than in later music. You can buy the song from Amazon. In Landi returned to Rome, where he spent the rest of his life, where his patrons included successively the Borghese family, Cardinal Maurizio landj Savoyand the Barberini family, who were to be his major employers throughout the late s and s, though he joined the papal choir in on half-salary.

The video has a fixed camera but I enjoy watching the musicians because they look like they come from the seventeenth century.

Views Read Edit View history. Next up is a version by a jazz group led by Francesco Turrisi. See the copyright notice below. However he uses the Venetian concertato style for some of his motetsas well as his Magnificat and Vespers psalm settings, probably as a result of the years he spent in northern Italy. Not only is it the first opera to be written on a historical subject, but it carefully describes the inner life of the saint, and attempts psychological characterization of a type new to opera.

For more translations into English of early music texts, go to: In he had moved to the north of Italy, and published a book of five-voice madrigals at Venice ; apparently he had acquired a post as maestro di cappella at Padua. The lyrics are typical of the seventeenth century: Translations of early music texts. This rendition features a lute and a baroque guitar, which seems plausible as a realization of the song at the time it was written, because it is not too elaborate.

Landi was born in Romethe capital of the Papal States. You can buy the whole wonderful album from Amazon. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. But we can top that. The translation is provided as an aid to musicians and audiences.

Permission will usually be granted so please contact Paul Archer with details of how you wish to make use of the translation. She seems to feel freer to inhabit the character of the singer, to act it out. And I hope you found a new song for your listening joy, too! Well, there you have three strikingly different versions of one of my favorite songs, and I hope you share my wonder at how the same basic thing can sound so different.

It is the score of the song. Little bird You chase your love All the time From beech tree to pine; Spreading the good word You strengthen My lament with your song.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Most of the interspersed comic scenes, however, are anachronistically and hilariously drawn from contemporary aygellin in 17th-century Rome. The lyrics are below, and I think they repay a little attention.

So far we have two rather different-sounding renditions of the same aufellin. TOP Related.


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