Forces: soprano, violins & continuo
The first cantata in the 1721 edition dedicated to George I. 2-part prelude then RARARA format. All arias most singable with a virtuosic presto in the middle. Our young lover is leaving his Dorinda and makes a real song and dance about it!
Source: British Library copy of the 1721 edition
Range: B flat – f’
Editor: James Sanderson