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Oh! that I on wings could rise

Opera details:

Opera title:

Theodora

Composer:

Georg Handel

Language:

English

Synopsis:

Theodora Synopsis

Libretto:

Theodora Libretto

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Aria details:

Type:

aria

Role(s):

Theodora

Voice(s):

Soprano

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Previous scene: Thither let our hearts aspiro
Next scene: To thee thou glorious Son of Worth

Oh! that I on wings could rise (Handel's Theodora) - Lorraine Hunt Lieberson

Singer: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson

"Oh, that I on wings could rise"
from Handel's oratorio Theodora (HWV 68)

Lorraine Hunt Lieberson
(1954--2006)

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Nicholas McGegan (Conductor)

First performance was March 16, 1750
Covent Garden Theatre

Libretto by Thomas Morell (1703-84)

Theodora:
"Oh, that I on wings could rise,
Swiftly sailing through the skies,
As skims the silver dove!
That I might rest,
For ever blest,
With harmony and love."

Oh, that I on wings. . . da capo

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