Forces: alto, violins & continuo
"Dear eyes of my beloved, you would be more beautiful still if you had some pity for me…" Nice is not being nice (again), nevertheless her erstwhile suitor remains faithful and hopes for her pity on his plight. ARA format with some stylish writing for both voice and violins.
Source: 1721 edition in the British Library
Range: a – e’
Editor: James Sanderson