Twelve Villanelle (Venice, 1584) - Score and parts composed by Luca Marenzio (1553-1599). For SAB Voices; or 3 Flutes/Cornets; or 3 Violas; or 3 Violins. Miscellaneous Wind Music, String Trios. Thesaurus Musicus. Choral or Vocal Music. Score and Parts. Published by London Pro Musica (MM.LPMTM20).
In these pieces from Marenzios first book of villanelle, the composer turns a basically simple style into something rather surprising, by means of unusual rhythms, and sensitive harmonies.
About Thesaurus Musicus
A series of small anthologies, as sets of scores.