29a. Orpheus’ self may heave his head

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

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
E major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Allegro
Length
71 measures

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About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens

Instrumentation

  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Basso
  • Bassi: Violoncello + Violone + Fagotto + Cembalo

Notes

Based on the poetry of John Milton

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