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The flocks shall leave the mountains

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

Trio details:

Type:

trio

Role(s):

Acis / Galatea / Polyphemus

Voice(s):

Tenor / Soprano / Bass

Act:

1

Previous scene: O ruddier than the cherry
Next scene: Galatea dry the tears

Handel: Acis and Galatea / Act 2 - The flocks shall leave the mountains

Singer(s): Robert Tear Jill Gomez

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Handel: Acis and Galatea / Act 2 - The flocks shall leave the mountains Jill Gomez Robert Tear Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Sir Neville Marriner

Handel: Acis & Galatea

? 1978 Decca Music Group Limited

Released on: 1998-01-01

Producer: Chris Hazell
Studio Personnel, Balance Engineer: Stanley Goodall
Composer: George Frideric Handel
Author: John Gay

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Libretto/Lyrics/Text/Testo:

23 - Trio

GALATEA, ACIS
The flocks shall leave the mountains,
The woods the turtle dove,
The nymphs forsake the fountains,
Ere I forsake my love!

POLYPHEMUS
Torture! fury! rage! despair!
I cannot, cannot bear!

GALATEA, ACIS
Not show'rs to larks so pleasing,
Nor sunshine to the bee,
Not sleep to toil so easing,
As these dear smiles to me.

POLYPHEMUS
Fly swift, thou massy ruin, fly!
Die, presumptuous Acis, die!

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