13. With thee th’ unshelter’d moor I’d tread

From Solomon, HWV 67, Act I, Scene II

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
G major
Meter
3/4
Tempo
Larghetto
Length
55 measures

English text

Queen

With thee th’unshelter’d moor I’d tread,
Nor once of fate complain,
Though burning suns flash’d round my head,
And cleav’d the barren plain.
Thy lovely form alone I prize,
‘Tis thou that canst impart
Continual pleasure to my eyes,
And gladness to my heart.

About the text

  • Author: Moses Mendes?
  • Bible: the First Book of Kings and the Second Book of Chronicle

Instrumentation

  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Queen (Soprano)
  • Bassi

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