16. Go, gen’rous, pious youth

From Theodora, HWV 68, Part I, Scene VII

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
d minor
Meter
3/4
Tempo
Larghetto
Length
104 measures

Original English text

Modernized English text

Chorus

Chorus

Go, gen’rous, pious Youth,
Go, gen’rous, pious youth,
May all the Pow’rs above
May all the pow’rs above
Reward thy virtuous Love,
Reward thy virtuous love,
Thy Conſtancy and Truth;
Thy constancy and truth;
With Theodora’s Charms,
With Theodora’s charms,
Free from theſe dire Alarms:
Free from these dire alarms:
Or crown you with the Bleſt,
Or crown you with the Blest,
In Glory, Peace, and Reſt.
In glory, peace, and rest.

About the text

  • Author: Thomas Morell

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Bassi: Violoncello + Contrabbasso + Fagotto + Cembalo + Organo

Chorus of Christians

  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso

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May Robertson

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