37. New scenes of joy

From Theodora, HWV 68, Part III, Scene III

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
c minor
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Andante larghetto → adagio → a tempo
Length
44 measures

Original English text

Modernized English text

Irene

Irene

New Scenes of Joy come crowding on
New scenes of joy come crowding on
While Sorrow fleets away;
While sorrow fleets away;
Like Miſts before the riſing Sun,
Like mists before the rising sun,
That gives a glorious Day.
That gives a glorious day.

About the text

  • Author: Thomas Morell

Instrumentation

  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Irene (Mezzosoprano)
  • Bassi: Violoncello + Contrabbasso + Fagotto + Cembalo + Organo

Resources

Contributor

May Robertson

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