Diletto Spirituale. Canzonette a tre et a quattro voci composte da diversi ecc.mi Musici.


Collection of Latin and Italian three-part and four-part canzonettas (SATB or SAB) with table of contents at the end.


Standardised TitleDiletto Spirituale. Canzonette a tre et a quattro voci composte da diversi ecc.mi Musici.
Transcribed TitleDILETTO / SPIRITVALE / CANZONETTE / A tre et a quattro uoci / composte da diuer / si ecc.mi Musici. / Raccolte da Simone Verouio. Intagliate / et Stampate dal medesimo. / Con L’intauolatura del Cimbalo / Et Liuto / ROMA / 1586.
ImprintSimone Verouio / ROMA / 1586.
FormatCopy at K.8.d.8. 23 leaves; the copy bears a manuscript foliation which runs from 68 to 90, suggesting this copy may have been bound with another item; paper dimensions: 269 x 204 mm.
PlaceRome, Italy
SubjectPart songs
LanguageItalian; Latin
TypePrinted music

British Library K.8.d.8.


RISM B/I, 15862

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Title page includes elaborate engraved frame and a ‘Canon a.4.: Laudate Dominum’.

Dedication, by Verovio, dated ‘X. di Nouembre M.D.LXXX.VI.’  

The pieces have plate numbers out of sequence suggesting that the plates may originate from earlier publications.  

At the end of every canzonetta there is text for two more verses.  

Music and text engraved in more than one hand.

Indexed names

Verovio, Simone, fl. 1575-1608, printer. 
Boccapaduli, Antonio, 1530-1593, dedicatee. 
Anerio, Felice, ca. 1560-1614, composer. 
Giovannelli, Ruggiero, ca. 1560-1625, composer. 
Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da, 1525?-1594, composer. 
Mel, Rinaldo del, ca. 1554-ca. 1598, composer. 
Verovio, Simone, fl. 1575-1608, composer. 
Nanino, Giovanni Maria, 1543 or 4-1607, composer. 
Soriano, Francesco, 1548 or 9-1621, composer. 
Marenzio, Luca, 1553-1599, composer.

Table of Contents

Iesu decus angelicum / Felice Anerio -- Canon a.4.: Ad Dominum cum tribularer clamaui -- O Jesu mi dulcissime Ospes / Felix Anerius -- Iesu summa benignitas / Rugieri Giouanelli -- Canon ad Vnisonum a.4.: Auxilium meum a domino -- Iesu Rex admirabilis / Ioan Petri Aloysij Praenestini -- Canon a.3. all’vnisono: Illumina oculos meos -- Se questa ualle di miseria piena / Rinaldo del Mel -- Deh lasciam dunq[ue] quest’oscura ualle / Rinaldo del Mel -- Iesu sole serenior, et balsamo su auior / Rugieri Giouanelli -- Canon all’vnisono a cinque: In te Domine speraui -- Tu mentis delcetatio Amoris consumatio / Rugeri Giouanelli -- Tu a Iesu dilectio / Ioannis Petri Aloysij Praenestini -- Canon a.4. di quarta in quarta: In Domino letabitur anima mea -- Rex virtutum rex gloria? / Felice Anerio -- Giesu sommo conforto / Simone Verouio -- Qvando cor nostrum visitas / Io: Mariae Nanini -- Iesu flos matris virginis / Ioan Aloysij Praenestini -- O gloriosa donna / Fran.co Soriano -- Vscio del Ciel tu sei / Francesco Soriano -- Tunc amplexus tunc oscula / Felice Anerio -- Canon ad Vnisonum A.4.: De profundis clamaui -- Iesu spes penitentibus / Ioan Mariae Nanini -- O beatum incendium / Felice Anerio -- Qual paura, qual danno, o qual tormento / Luca Marentio -- Spiega, mondo maligno, i tuoi tesori / Luca Marentio -- Iesus in pace imperat / Io. Mariae Nanini.

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