Title: My father! Ah! methinks I see (sung by Iole in Hercules)
Text: libretto by Thomas Broughton.
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- Key: Aria begins in C minor
- Range: C4 – F5
- Source: Anthology of Sacred Song (Soprano)
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My father! Ah, methinks I see
The sword inflict the deadly wound:
He bleeds, he falls in agony,
Dying he bites the crimson ground.
Peaceful rest, dear parent shade,
Light the earth be on thee laid!
In thy daughter’s pious mind
All thy virtues live enshrin’d.