When thou art absent from my sight

From Solomon, HWV 67, Act I, Scene II

George Frideric Handel
4 measures

English text


When thou art absent from my sight,
The court I shun, and loathe the light.

About the text

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


  • Queen (Soprano)
  • Continuo


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