40. Thy pleasures, Moderation, give

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

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
g minor
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Alla breve, moderato
Length
106 measures

English text

Chorus

Thy pleasures, Moderation, give,
In them alone we truly live.

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I + Oboe II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Bassi: Violoncello + Violone + Fagotto + Organo

Notes

Based on the poetry of John Milton

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