11. Gentle airs, melodious strains

From Athalia, HWV 52, Performing version of 1756, Part I, Scene III

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
A major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Larghetto
Length
26 measures

English text

Mathan

Gentle airs, melodious strains!
Call for raptures out of woe,
Lull the regal mourners’ pains,
Sweetly soothe her as you flow.
Gentle airs…

About the text

  • Author: Samuel Humphreys

Instrumentation

  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Mathan (Tenore)
  • Violoncello solo
  • Bassi

Issues

  • Duplicate

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