Alcina, HWV 34 - Act I, Scene 2: Di cor mio, quanto t'amai

George Frideric Handel

Performers : Karina Gauvin & Les Talens Lyriques, Christophe Rousset

Level : Advanced

Pitch : 415Hz

Available movements

About :Alcina is an opera in three acts by Georg Friedrich Handel (1685-1759), which premiered in London in 1735. The libretto, by an anonymous author, is inspired by the 'Orlando Furioso' of Ariosto. It tells the story of the fascinating magician Alcina, who fell in love with the knight Ruggiero.'Di cor mio quanto t'amai' is Alcina's first aria (act I, scene 2), and exposes the idyllic love between the magician and her bewitched lover.

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