20a. Cease, galatea, cease to grieve!

From Acis and Galatea, HWV 49a, Version I

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
F major → d minor
Meter
4/4
Length
8 measures

About the text

  • Author: John Gay, Alexander Pope and John Hughes

Instrumentation

  • Damon (Soprano)
  • Continuo: Violoncello + Cembalo

Notes

Damon, 1739 substitution instead of No. 20

Issues

  • Soprano or Tenore? Damon is supposed to be a tenore but the music is written for soprano.

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