Forces: soprano & continuo
‘How can I live far from that lovely face?’ asks our protagonist. Not far it would seem as Cupid burns him with desire and ‘…lights up his heart with a devouring flame’ in this effective lotananza cantata. RARA format with very expressive recitatives and two really enjoyable arias.
Source: Biblioteca del Conservatorio di musica S. Pietro a Majella – Napoli: Cantate 114(9)
Editor: James Sanderson