Forces: bass, violins & continuo
Cantata for bass and strings, 2 arias and 1 recit
Source: autograph dated 16 July, 1710, Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris. Fileno is tormented by doubt and constant visions of Clori’s unfaithfulness. Aria 1 features a fully integrated texture of voice and 2 violin parts, with Aria 2 a vigorous piece for unison violins. Fine dramatic scoring.
Range: G – e flat’
Editor: Rosalind Halton