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MON029.1

Al lume de le stelle

Edited by Dennis Collins.
8pp.
Scoring: SSTB, continuo.
PLEASE NOTE: This edition does not include a continuo realization.
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MON030.1

Che più dar poss' io

From Monteverdi's 5th book of madrigals.
Edited by Dennis Collins.
8pp.
Scoring: SSATB, continuo.
PLEASE NOTE: This edition does not include a continuo realization.
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MON022.1

Che vol have felice

The rubric in the original part-books of Monteverdi's 8th collection of madrigals stipulates that this love song should be sung with full voice "in the French manner".
Edited by Dennis Collins.
8pp.
Scoring: SSATB, continuo.
PLEASE NOTE: This edition does not include a continuo realization.
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MON010.1

Interrote speranze



From Monteverdi's 7th book madrigals, the voices lamenting the pain and torture of unrequited love in dark tones and heavily overlaid chords.
Edited by Dennis Collins.
4pp.
Scoring: 2 Tenors, continuo.
PLEASE NOTE: This edition does not include a continuo realization.
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MON013.1

Io son pur vezzosetta

This madrigal from the composer's 7th book sets a text about a charming shepherdess,
so confident in her beauty and allure that one can positively see her rosy cheeks…
Edited by Dennis Collins.
8pp.
Scoring: 2 Sopranos, continuo.
PLEASE NOTE: This edition does not include a continuo realization.
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MON023.1

Lamento della ninfa



This famous piece involves a trio of male singers who introduce and comment upon a young lady who is pained by the contents of a love letter. 
It is the perfect illustration of Monteverdi's power as a theatrical composer, and is given a suitably free performance by soprano Claire Lefilliatre and her colleagues of Le Poème Harmonique.
Edited by Dennis Collins.
12pp.
Scoring: Soprano, 2 Tenors, Bass, continuo.
PLEASE NOTE: This edition does not include a continuo realization.
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MON011.1

Non è di gentil core



One of Monteverdi's most celebrated duets, this "you've never lived until you've loved" setting is the composer at his best.
Edited by Dennis Collins.
8pp.
Scoring: 2 Sopranos, continuo.
PLEASE NOTE: This edition does not include a continuo realization.
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MON024.1

Non partir ritrosetta

Taken from Book 8, this piece has three verses.
Edited by Dennis Collins.
8pp.
Scoring: 2 Altos, Bass, continuo.
PLEASE NOTE: This edition does not include a continuo realization.
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MON009.1

O come sei gentile



From the composer's 7th book of madrigals.
Edited by Dennis Collins.
8pp.
Scoring: 2 sopranos, continuo.
PLEASE NOTE: This edition does not include a continuo realization.
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MON012.1

O viva fiamma

The text of this work from Monteverdi's 7th book is almost a litany to the trials and tribulations of love.
It ends appropriately with something akin to a hymn, asking for salvation, or at least recognition.
Edited by Dennis Collins.
4pp.
Scoring: 2 Sopranos, continuo.
PLEASE NOTE: This edition does not include a continuo realization.
If you require one, please tick the box. Remember, it may take a week to produce a continuo part.