13. 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
E flat major
Meter
6/8
Tempo
Allegro
Length
91 measures

English text

Bass

Mirth, admit me of thy crew!
To listen how the hounds and horn
Cheerly rouse the slumb’ring morn,
From the side of some hoar hill,
Through the high wood echoing shrill.

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens

Instrumentation

  • Corno in Eb
  • Violino I + Violino II
  • Violino III + Viola
  • Basso
  • Bassi: Violoncello + Violone + Fagotto + Cembalo

Notes

Based on the poetry of John Milton

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