6. Come, and trip it as you go

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

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
c minor
Meter
6/8
Tempo
Menuet
Length
68 measures

English text

Tenor

Come, and trip it as you go,
On the light fantastic toe.
Chorus Come, and trip it as you go, On the light fantastic toe.

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I + Oboe II
  • Violino I + Violino II
  • Viola
  • Tenore / Soprano
  • Bassi: Violoncello + Violone + Fagotto + Cembalo

Notes

Based on the poetry of John Milton

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