14. Faithful cares in vain extended

From Athalia, HWV 52, Performing version of 1735, Part I, Scene IV

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
B flat major
Meter
12/8
Tempo
Largo
Structure
Da capo
Length
36 measures

English text

Josabeth

Faithful cares in vain extended,
Lovely hopes for ever ended,
Beamy dawn of joy, farewell!
Gentle death, at last reveal me,
For the cruel woes that grieve me,
Thou alone canst now repel!
Faithful cares…

About the text

  • Author: Samuel Humphreys

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I + Oboe II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Josabeth (Soprano)
  • Bassi

Issues

  • Duplicate

Resources

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