20. Lascia ch’io pianga

From Rinaldo, HWV 7b, Atto II, Scena II

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
F major
Meter
3/2
Tempo
Largo
Structure
Da capo
Length
42 measures

Italian text

Almirena

Lascia ch’io pianga
Mia cruda sorte,
E che sospiri
La libertà.
 
Il duolo infranga
Queste ritorte,
De’ miei martiri
Sol per pietà.

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About the text

  • Author: Aaron Hill & Giacomo Rossi

Instrumentation

  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Almirena (Soprano)
  • Continuo: (Violoncello + Contrabbasso + Cembalo)

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