Movement 1: Allegro
Movement 2: Largo e pianissimo sempre
Movement 3: Allegro
and, on the flower-strewn meadow,
to the welcome murmuring of branches and trees,
the goatherd sleeps, his dependable dog beside him.
Led by the festive sound of a shepherd’s bagpipe,
nymphs and shepherds dance at the joyful appearance of spring.
from notes by Antonio Vivaldi ©