Archive of Seventeenth-Century Italian Madrigals and Arias (ASCIMA)

This archive contains critical editions of seventeenth-century Italian madrigals and arias, together with introductions to the editions in Italian, German and English, and translations of the texts into English and German.

All this material may be freely downloaded for study or performance (including commercial recordings) provided that the edition and translations  are properly acknowledged. Further distribution or reproduction in any format is prohibited without the permission of the copyright holder(s). 

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For information on ASCIMA or this site, please contact Professor John Whenham.