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Autographed madrigals of Torquato Tasso to Gesualdo by the Italian Diego Perotti were found in
This is manuscript II / 3281 (initials Br), a composite code of printed pages and handwritten papers by Torquato Tasso; the specimen was set up at the Royal Printing House of Naples in 1808 by the Capuan historian Francesco Daniele and donated to Joseph I Bonaparte, King of Spain.
As we can read in the critical edition (2021, Cesati Publications) edited by Perotti, << the manuscript unit hands down thirty-nine madrigals plus four letters by Torquato Tasso in autograph editors, which constitute a part of the correspondence between 19 November and 16 December 1592 between Tasso and Carlo Gesualdo prince of Venosa >>.
Nella Real Biblioteca di Madrid rinvenuti Madrigali autografi di Torquato Tasso a Carlo Gesualdo dallo studioso italiano Diego Perotti - Sorrento Post (https://www.sorrentopost.com/
The compositions must have been over forty, but in Br, there are thirty-nine and this confirms the hypothesis of a missing letter; Furthermore, Gesualdo's lack of collaboration should be noted: of the madrigals with which Tasso hoped to raise some money to recover from his condition of poverty, the prince only set one to music: Se così dolce è il duolo.