21. My vengeance awakes me

From Athalia, HWV 52, Part II, Scene II

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
B flat major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Allegro
Structure
Da capo
Length
68 measures

English text

Athalia

My vengeance awakes me,
Compassion forsakes me,
All softness and mercy away!
My foes with confusion
Shall find their illusion
And tremble before me today.
My vengeance awakes me…

About the text

  • Author: Samuel Humphreys

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I + Oboe II
  • Violino I + Violino II
  • Athalia (Soprano)
  • Bassi: Organo

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