14. Angels, ever bright and fair

From Theodora, HWV 68, Part I, Scene V

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
F major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Larghetto
Structure
dal segno
Length
22 measures

Original English text

Modernized English text

Theodora

Theodora

Angels, ever bright, and fair,
Angels, ever bright, and fair,
Take, O take me to your Care:
Take, O take me to your care:
Speed to your own Courts my Flight,
Speed to your own courts my flight,
Clad in Robes of Virgin white.
Clad in robes of virgin white.

About the text

  • Author: Thomas Morell

Instrumentation

  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Theodora (Soprano)
  • Bassi: Violoncello + Contrabbasso + Fagotto + Cembalo + Organo

Resources

Cataloguer

May Robertson

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