Find composition details, parts / movement information and albums that contain performances of Amor dormiglione, cantata (“Amor, on AllMusic. Amor dormiglione. By Barbara Strozzi, Constantinople, Suzie LeBlanc. • 1 song, Play on Spotify. 1. Amor dormiglione – Barbara Strozzi, Suzie. i. Non es-ser, non es-ser A-mor dap po. – co. Stra – li, stra. – li fo – co,. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. 15 glia-no i gua. – dor. – mi tu. Dor. -. 10 mon le gio ie mie,. Ve. – sù.

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The turn in the B section shows how increasingly irritated the singer becomes with Cupid with its contrasting meter and melodic features that create great word painting which is apparent in the A sections as well. This piece embodies monody, one of the new innovative a,or of the early Baroque period that features an expressive solo melody with a simple chordal accompaniment.

Strali, strali, foco, strali, strali, su, su, foco, foco, su, su! You are commenting using your WordPress.

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Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Our research has never had any government or institutional funding, so if you found the information here useful, please consider making a donation. The title translates to Sleepyhead, Cupid, and the lyrics urge Cupid to stop sleeping so he may shoot his arrows of love and stop being lazy. Su, su, svegliati omai, che mentre dormi tu dormon le gioie mie, vegliano i guai.


Notify me of new comments via email. Non esser, non esser, Amor, dappoco! Overall, the piece follows an A-B-A structure and is sectional. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: You are commenting using your Facebook account.

Not all the material on this website is in the public domain. Throughout the piece, the vocal melody is mostly disjunct with its many leaps while the bass line is mostly conjunct as it plays series of chromatic sequences. The expressive style of the vocalist and the embellishments that Strozzi ammor make the piece very interesting and enjoyable to listen to as the playful character remains constant throughout the piece.

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By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Dormiiglione me of new posts via email. Your gift is greatly appreciated. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here What I like about this piece is how even though it is in Italian, you can understand that the song is meant to be sort of playful. I think Strozzi does well in pushing the boundaries of her time as the piece has a relatively Renaissance sound to it.

Piece Review: Amor dormiglione

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The bass line is also very supportive of the melody as it ascends and descends with it. The voice sings over a full octave rage throughout the piece and is accompanied by a simple yet also melodic bass line most likely improvised by the accompanist on a type of lute using the provided figured bass, called basso continuo. The piece was written for a solo dormiglionne and a melodic bass instrument.

O sormiglione o tardo tu non hai senso, Amor melenso Amor codardo! Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations if applicable: You are commenting using your Twitter account.

FRE List of language codes. Ahi quale io resto che nel mio ardore tu dorma Amore: This website began in as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time without a salary since Gentle Odrmiglione This website began in as a personal project, and I have been working on it full-time aor a salary since Text added to the website: For more information, contact us at the following address: