18a. Through the land so lovely blooming

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

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
C major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Andante → adagio
Structure
Da capo
Length
66 measures

English text

Josabeth

Through the land so lovely blooming,
Nature all her charms assuming,
Wakes the soul to cheerful praise.
Verdant scenes around us rising,
Each delighted sense surprising,
Softly crown the circling days.
Through the land…

About the text

  • Author: Samuel Humphreys

Instrumentation

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

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