2. Splenda l’alba in oriente

From Cecilia, volgi un sguardo, HWV 89, 1736 version

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
E major
Meter
3/8
Tempo
Andante allegro

Italian text

Splenda l’alba in oriente,
cada il sole in occidente,
virtù sempre esalterò.
Sia la lingua più canora,
sia la cetra più sonora,
oltre il ciel, oltre le stelle
le sue belle
alte glorie innalzerò.

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Instrumentation

  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Tenore
  • Bassi: Violoncello + Contrabbasso + Cembalo

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Contributor

Emma Clarkson

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