Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music, volume 9 (2003) no. 1
http://www.sscm-jscm.org/v9/no1/calcagno.html
ISSN: 1089-747X

Mauro Calcagno
Monteverdi’s parole sceniche

Text 3
Pietro Aretino, Prologue to L’Oratia, 1546

Prologo

(Fama)

Illustri spettatori,
io non son l’ombra uscita
di grembo in l’altra vita
a gli infernali orrori.

Prologue

(Fame)

Illustrious spectators,
I am not the shadow born
in the other life
to infernal horrors.

 

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