17. Queen of summer

From Theodora, HWV 68, Part II, Scene I

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
C major
Meter
3/4
Tempo
Menuet
Length
28 measures

Original English text

Modernized English text

Chorus

Chorus

Queen of Summer, Queen of Love,
Queen of Summer, Queen of Love,
And thou cloud-compelling Jove;
And thou cloud-compelling Jove;
Grant a long, and happy Reign,
Grant a long, and happy reign,
To great Cæsar, King of Men.
To great Cæsar, king of men.

About the text

  • Author: Thomas Morell

Instrumentation

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

Chorus of Heathens

  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso

Resources

Contributor

May Robertson

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