|I do not
|pretend to compose an a
choice good instrumention and harmonious
that which you shall sing as
I have written them, and
and the dilletanti will then have take fits they will
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
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
most likely less
developed than yourself.