But let my due feet never fail

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

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
F major → A major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Grave
Length
9 measures

English text

Soprano

But let my due feet never fail
To walk the studious cloister’s pale,
And love the high-embowed roof,
With antic pillars’ massy proof,
And storied windows richly dight,
Casting a dim religious light.

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens

Instrumentation

  • Soprano
  • Continuo: Violoncello + Cembalo

Notes

Based on the poetry of John Milton

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