Love in her eyes sits playing

Opera details:

Opera title:

Acis and Galatea

Composer:

Georg Handel

Language:

English

Synopsis:

Acis and Galatea Synopsis

Libretto:

Acis and Galatea Libretto

Translation(s):

Deutsch

Aria details:

Type:

aria

Role(s):

Acis

Voice(s):

Tenor

Act:

1

Previous scene: Where shall I seek the charming fair?
Next scene: Love sounds th'alarm

Handel - Love in her eyes sits playing from 'Acis and Galatea' (Anthony Rolfe Johnson)

Singer: Anthony Rolfe Johnson

Handel - Love in her eyes sits playing from 'Acis and Galatea'

Anthony Rolfe Johnson as Acis, tenor
with English Baroque Soloists
conducted by John Eliot Gardiner


John Gay (1685-1732)

Love in her eyes sits playing,
And sheds delicious death;
Love on her lips is straying,
And warbling in her breath!
Love on her breast sits panting
And swells with soft desire;
No grace, no charm is wanting,
To set the heart on fire.

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