79. Tendres Amants bravez vos peines

From Céphale et Procris, IEJ 1, Acte III, Scène III

Composer
Elisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre
Key
a minor
Meter
3/4
Structure
AAB
Length
29 measures

French text

Chœur des suivants de la Volupté

Tendres Amants bravez vos peines.
Le Dieu qui vous donne des chaînes,
Doit à la fin vous secourir;
La moindre grâce
Que l’Amour fasse,
Sait nous payer des maux qu’il fait souffrir.

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About the text

  • Author: Joseph-François Duché de Vancy

Instrumentation

  • Soprano
  • Soprano
  • Ténor
  • Basse continue

Notes

“Jacquet de La Guerre’s original score was most likely written in five parts, after the tradition established by Lully. As only Ballard’s partition reduite survives, however, only the upper two instrumental parts and the basse continue are extant.” IMSLP

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