I do not pretend to compose an a grand opera,
with choice good instrumention and harmonious good
parts that which you shall sing as I have written them,
and the dilletanti will then have take fits they will
and the whose performance shall will cannot fail of being [illegible]
something to give fits to the dillitanti for its
elegance and measure. The To compose sing well your part of an
opera is very well excellent [illegible]; but that it is not enough.
I would have You shall should be [illegible] be master of the composers
of all operas and first tenor of and of all tenors and [illegible]
of all violins and first violins for they were
all men like yourself, and [illegible] perhaps most likely less
developed than yourself.