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19126146
19126146
19126146

Sovra letto d'erbette

By Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

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Soprano voice and basso continuo
Composed by Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni (1671-1751). Edited by Michael Talbot. Full score and parts. 6+2x4(xi) pages. Published by Edition HH Music Publishers (HH.HH150-FSP).

Item Number: HH.HH150-FSP

ISBN 978-1-904229-84-1.

This cantata, from an important manuscript in Berlin containing 18 Albinoni cantatas for soprano and continuo, describes how Clori, seeing her beloved Clizio asleep in a grassy meadow, begs him to awake - since only then will her love-pangs be stilled. The verse may be banal, but the lightness and grace of Albinoni's setting turns it into something delightful - a precursor, almost, of the versions by Brahms and Wolf of In dem Schatten meiner Locken.