George Frideric Handel, Elpidia [aria]

Scope and Content

Händel-Werke-Verzeichnis A(1) / 16. "Elpidia". Incipit: "Dolce orror che vezzegiando". Anonymous in this source. Elpidia, a pasticcio arranged by Handel, was first performed at the King's Theatre, 11 May 1725. This aria was taken from Leonardo Vinci's "Ifigenia in Tauride" (Venice, 1725). "Dolce error" in this copy.

Key: G

Tempo: C

Medium: 2 S, vn, va, bc