Lamento della ninfa, SV 163

Lamento della ninfa (Lament of the Nypmh) is one of the most famous madrigals by Claudio Monteverdi. It is part of the eight madrigal book, a compilation from 1638 dedicated to Emperor Fernand III. It is written for soprano, two tenors, bass and basso continuo, and the text is based on a canzonetta by Ottavio Rinuccini.

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