21. Smiling Venus, queen of love

From Acis and Galatea, HWV 49b, 1734 version, Parte II

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
F major
Meter
3/4
Length
74 measures

About the text

  • Author: John Gay, Alexander Pope and John Hughes

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Corno I in F
  • Corno II in F
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Galatea, Clori, Eurilla (Soprano)
  • Aci, Filli, Dorinda (Mezzosoprano)
  • Silvio, Chorus (Tenore)
  • Polifemo, Chorus (Basso)
  • Continuo

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