2. Ah! crudele

From Dietro l’orme fugaci, HWV 105

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Adagio

Italian text

Ah! crudele, e pur ten’ vai,
e mi lasci in preda al duolo,
e pur sai che sei tu solo
il diletto del mio cor.
Come, ingrato, e come puoi
involare a questo sen,
il seren de’ lumi tuoi,
se per te son tutta ardor?

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Instrumentation

  • Soprano
  • Continuo: Violoncello + Cembalo

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