24. The clouded scene

From Athalia, HWV 52, Part II, Scene III

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
d minor
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Allegro
Length
109 measures

English text

Young Virgins

The clouded scene begins to clear,
And joys in single trains appear.

Priests; Levites

When crimes aloud for vengeance call,
The guilty will be doomed to fall.

Tutti

Rejoice, O Judah, in thy God,
The proud alone shall feel his rod!
Whilst blessings, with a mild decree,
His mercy now prepares for thee.

About the text

  • Author: Samuel Humphreys

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Fagotto I + Fagotto II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano I
  • Soprano II
  • Soprano III
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Organo
  • Bassi

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