Forces: alto & continuo
Source: BL MS Add 14112
The second of six ‘Cantate Spirituale’ in a British Library manuscript containing works exclusively by Leo.
Starting with a great recit with the bass line flying around the vocal part, the works consists of three recit and aria pairs. The second aria (MIDI preview) being wonderfully chromatic. The subject matter concerns the sinner’s unwillingness to return to Godliness.
Range: Bb – d’
Editor: James Sanderson