When thou art absent from my sight

From Solomon, HWV 67, Act I, Scene II

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Length
4 measures

English text

Queen

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

Instrumentation

  • Queen (Soprano)
  • Continuo

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