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From Atalanta, HWV 35, Act I
Voice / Vocal Fach Soprano/ Mezzo/ Countertenor/ Tenor
Original key A Major
Language Italian
Composer George Frideric Handel 1685 – 1759
Poet Unknown Unknown
Range Care selve

Care selve, a setting by an unknown librettist, was composed by George Frideric Händel in 1736 and premiered the same year. This aria takes place in Act I of Atalanta.

In 1736, year where Atalanta was first premiered, Handel, aged 56 is an extremely famous composer in England. Born in Halle (today situated in Germany), he had spent, in his mid-twenties, several years in Italy, learning how to master Italian opera. He chose to settle in London around 1711 and since then, composed Italian operas for the English public in great number. Atalanta was composed for the celebrations of the marriage between Frederick, Prince of Wales and Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha. Its libretto is loosely based on the mythological story of Atalanta, recalled in La Caccia in Etolia, a book written by Belisario Valeriani.

Cara selve is the opening aria of the opera. King Meleagro of Aetolia has decided to enjoy his life, disguised as a shepherd named Tirsi. He tells the calming landscape, he is searching for his love, in his aria: Care selve. If the opera Atalanta is rarely performed nowadays, Care selve is often sung alone as a concert aria.

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