Just completed - three arrangements of the Italian folk song Separazione (Parting).
Arranged for SATB Chorus & Piano, https://youtu.be/hVc3R7QfkEg,
Edited, and provided with accompaniment by Giovanni Sgambati (1841–1914)
English singing translation, SATB choral arrangement, and edition by Stanley M. Hoffman
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Arrangements: © Copyright 2023 by Stanley M. Hoffman. www.stanleymhoffman.com All rights reserved.
The sheet music is available from the arranger and from Sheet Music Plus.
ahi! quanto e dura!
Quanto è grande per me la pena amara!
Full of sadness is this parting,
ah! how hard it is to leave you!
Oh, how sore is the pain, the sorrow it gives me!