Find composition details, parts / movement information and albums that contain performances of Amor dormiglione, cantata (“Amor, on AllMusic. Amor dormiglione. By Barbara Strozzi, Constantinople, Suzie LeBlanc. • 1 song, Play on Spotify. 1. Amor dormiglione – Barbara Strozzi, Suzie. i. Non es-ser, non es-ser A-mor dap po. – co. Stra – li, stra. – li fo – co,. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. 15 glia-no i gua. – dor. – mi tu. Dor. -. 10 mon le gio ie mie,. Ve. – sù.

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The piece was written for a solo soprano and a melodic bass instrument.

Non esser, non esser, Amor, dappoco! I think Strozzi does well in pushing the boundaries of her dormiglikne as the piece has a relatively Renaissance sound to it.

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O pigro o tardo tu non hai senso, Amor melenso Amor codardo! FRE List of language codes. Email required Address never made public. You are commenting using your WordPress.

The voice sings over a full octave rage throughout the piece and is accompanied by a simple yet also melodic bass line most likely improvised by the accompanist dormigljone a type of lute using the provided figured bass, called basso continuo. You are commenting using your Facebook account. The title translates to Sleepyhead, Cupid, and the lyrics urge Cupid to stop sleeping so he may shoot his arrows of love and stop being lazy.


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Ahi quale io resto che nel mio ardore tu dorma Amore: What I like about this piece is how even though it is in Italian, you can understand that the song is meant to be sort of playful. For amoor information, contact us at the amog address: By continuing to use dormiglionne website, you agree to their use.

The turn in the B section shows how increasingly irritated the singer becomes with Cupid with its contrasting meter and melodic features that create great word painting which is apparent in the A sections as well.

Notify me of new posts via email. This website began in as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations if applicable: Strali, strali, foco, strali, strali, su, su, foco, foco, su, su!

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Amor dormiglione, cantata (“Amor, non dormir più!”), Op. 2

This site uses cookies. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Your gift is greatly appreciated. Su, su, svegliati omai, che mentre dormi tu dormon le gioie mie, vegliano i guai. This piece embodies monody, one of the new innovative styles of the early Baroque period that features an expressive solo melody with a simple chordal accompaniment. Gentle Reminder This website began in as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since Menu Skip to content Home About.


Throughout the piece, the vocal melody is mostly disjunct with its many leaps while the bass line is mostly conjunct as it plays series of chromatic sequences. Not all the material on this website is in the public domain.

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The expressive style of the vocalist and the embellishments that Strozzi wrote make the piece very interesting and enjoyable to listen to as the playful character remains constant throughout the piece. Overall, the piece follows an A-B-A structure and is sectional.

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