1a. Blooming virgins

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

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
G major
Meter
6/8
Tempo
Larghetto
Structure
Da capo
Length
52 measures

English text

Josabeth

Blooming virgins, spotless train,
Tune to transport all your lays!
Hail Jehovah’s wond’rous reign,
Wake the dayspring with his praise!
Blooming virgins…

About the text

  • Author: Samuel Humphreys

Instrumentation

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

Issues

  • Duplicate

Resources

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