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FLORENCE HOLDING, with Orchestra


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L'Amero (' I will love her,' from
' The Shepherd King ')
Pastore) is a short ' Music Drama'
(Mozart's own title) in two Acts. It is an early work. written, when Mozart was Director of Music to the Archbishop of Salzburg, for the celebrations which were arranged when the Archduke Maximilian (the younger brother of Marie Antoinette ) paid the Archbishop a visit.
This Air is one of the few extracts from the Opera that we hear nowadays. The word, run thus :-
I will love her, constant ever,
As a husband, as a lover.
For her beats my heart alone.
In so dear. so sweet a treasure
Joy I'll find, joy without measure.
Peace shall claim me for her own.
The music is quiet and expressive. and the orchestration is very interest ing, Mozart having used. among other instruments, two Cors Anglais and » Solo Violin.


Unknown: Archduke Maximilian
Unknown: Marie Antoinette

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