Rinaldo, HWV 7b

Rinaldo (HWV 7) is an opera by George Frideric Handel composed in 1711. It is the first Italian language opera written specifically for the London stage. The libretto was prepared by Giacomo Rossi from a scenario provided by Aaron Hill. The work was first performed at the Queen's Theatre in London's Haymarket on 24 February 1711. The story of love, battle and redemption set at the time of the First Crusade is loosely based on Torquato Tasso's epic poem Gerusalemme liberata (Jerusalem Delivered), and its staging involved many original ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

  Song Title Performer License Download HD
Rinaldo, HWV 7b - Sinfonía - Aria: Cara sposa, amante cara
Rinaldo, HWV 7b - Act III. Aria: Lascia ch'io pianga (For Guitar solo - Bert Alink)

Georg Friedrich Händel

George Frideric Handel was a German-British composer, famous for his operas and oratorios. He was born in 1685, to a family indifferent ...
Quality of recording:
Quality of playing: