PXH002 Lascia ch'Io Pianga (Rinaldo) - Handel, G.F.


Handel's beautiful soprano aria from his opera of 1711 Rinaldo, which translated means "Leave me to weep over my cruel fate". The flute carries the plaintive melody and while some ornamentation has been given, there is plenty of scope for both flute and clarinet to add their own, The bassoon provides a restrained bass line.

Grading: 4 to 6

Duration: 3'00

Composer:  Handel, G.F.

Arranger: Cooper, A.

Instrumentation: Wind Trio: Fl, Bb Cl, Bsn.

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