28. The pilgrim’s home

From Theodora, HWV 68, Part II, Scene V

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
d minor
Meter
12/8
Tempo
Larghetto
Length
17 measures

Original English text

Modernized English text

Theodora

Theodora

The Pilgrim’s Home, the ſick Man’s Health,
The pilgrim’s home, the sick man’s health,
The Captive’s Ranſom, poor Man’s Wealth,
The captive’s ransom, poor man’s wealth,
From thee I wou’d receive.
From thee I would receive.
Theſe and a thouſand Treaſures more,
These and a thousand treasures more,
That gentle Death has now in ſtore,
That gentle death has now in store,
Thy Hand and Sword can give.
Thy hand and sword can give.

About the text

  • Author: Thomas Morell

Instrumentation

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

Resources

Contributor

May Robertson

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