The Echo Song (Italian Madrigal) by Orlande De Lassus (1532-1594). Arranged by Russell L. Robinson. Choir Secular. For 3-Part mixed double choir (a cappella) (3-Part Mixed Choir (SAB)). Choral Octavo; Masterworks. Alfred Choral Designs. Choral, Classical and Renaissance. Octavo. 12 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.27254).
Especially arranged for double 3-part mixed or SSA choirs, each phrase of this famous Italian madrigal is sung by Choir I and repeated precisely by Choir II, many times overlapping to create a textured choral sound. Russell Robinson's masterful adaptation includes an English or Italian text, a useful pronunciation guide, and informative performance notes that will help educate your students.