Forces: soprano & continuo
In the mistaken belief that removing himself from the presence of his love will make him feel better, our young shepherd learns a hard lesson about the power of love. In ARA format, both arias in the ‘pathetic’ style and the second making one wonder whether Handel had heard it…?
Source: Münster Santini Sammlung HS 859(2)
Range: d# – g’
Editor: James Sanderson