Forces: mezzo-soprano, flute & continuo
Hasse’s setting of Pietro Metastasio’s Cantata V: Il Nome, a hugely popular cantata text which deals with the lovers Clori and Filomena. Here, using the unusual combination of flute and alto voice in ARA format.
Source: copy in Münster Santini Sammlung HS 1940.
Range: b – g’
Editor: James Sanderson