Venimo tre soldati (Cimello, Giovanni Thomaso)

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Editor Allen Garvin (b. 1969)
Publisher. Info. Hawthorne Early Music, 2018.
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General Information

Work Title Venimo tre soldati
Alternative. Title La battaglia villanesca
Composer Cimello, Giovanni Thomaso
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGC 2
Key D Dorian mode
First Publication. 1545 in Canzone villanesche al modo Napolitano (Gardano press, Venice)
Language Italian
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Renaissance
Piece Style Renaissance
Instrumentation 3 voices

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A ribald villanella about 3 peasant soldiers bragging to a woman of their swords, lances, and horsemanship (skill at mounting), and their ability to sing all the parts of a battle. It is a unique 16c contribution to the "battle song" genre.