6. Son contenta di morire

From Radamisto, HWV 12a, Atto primo, Scena V

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Tempo
Presto

About the text

  • Author: Nicola Francesco Haym
  • Adapted by Nicola Francesco Haym from L’amor tirannico by Domenico Lalli. The story is derived from Tacitus’ Annals, book xii. Lalli’s text was based on the earlier French play L’amour tyrannique by Georges de Scudéry.

Instrumentation

  • Violino I + Violino II
  • Zenobia (Contralto)
  • Bassi: Violoncello + Contrabbasso + Cembalo

Resources

  • Full score: Hallische Händel-Ausgabe II/9.1, p. 35
  • Scores at IMSLP ›

Contributor

Emma Clarkson

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