10. Mirth, admit me of thy crew

From L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, HWV 55, Part I, L’Allegro

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
G major
Meter
12/8
Structure
Da capo
Length
88 measures

English text

Soprano

Mirth, admit me of thy crew,
To live with her, and live with thee,
In unreproved pleasures free;
To hear the lark begin his flight,
And singing startle the dull night;
Then to come in spite of sorrow,
And at my window bid good morrow.
Mirth, admit me of thy crew!

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens

Instrumentation

  • Violino I + Violino II
  • Soprano
  • Bassi: Violoncello + Violone + Fagotto + Cembalo

Notes

Based on the poetry of John Milton

Resources

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