His hideous love provokes my rage

From Acis and Galatea, HWV 49a, Version I

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
C major → G major
Meter
4/4
Length
8 measures

English text

Acis

His hideous love provokes my rage.
Weak as I am, I must engage!
Inspir’d with thy victorious charms,
The god of love will lend his arms.

About the text

  • Author: John Gay, Alexander Pope and John Hughes

Instrumentation

  • Acis (Tenore)
  • Continuo: Violoncello + Cembalo

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