30. These delights if thou canst give

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

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
D major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Allegro
Structure
attacca il coro
Length
90 measures

English text

Tenor

These delights if thou canst give,
Mirth, with thee Ie mean to live.
Chorus These delights if thou canst give, Mirth, with thee we mean to live.

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens

Instrumentation

  • Tromba I solo
  • Tromba II
  • Timpani
  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Violino III / Viola
  • Tenore solo
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Fagotto
  • Bassi: Violoncello + Violone + Cembalo

Notes

Based on the poetry of John Milton

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