31. Around let acclamation ring

From Athalia, HWV 52, Part III, Scene IV

George Frideric Handel
D major
Andante allegro
51 measures

English text

Virgins; Priests; Levites

Around let acclamations ring:
Hail, royal youth, hail royal youth,
Long live the king!


Reviving Judah shall no more
Detested images adore;
We’ll purge with a reforming hand
Idolatry from out the land.
May God, from whom all mercies spring,
Bless the true church, and save the king!

Virgins; Priests; Levites

Bless the true church, and save the king!

About the text

  • Author: Samuel Humphreys


  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Tromba I + Corno I
  • Tromba II + Corno II
  • Timpani
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Joad (Alto)
  • Soprano I
  • Soprano II
  • Alto I
  • Alto II
  • Tenore I
  • Tenore II
  • Basso I
  • Basso II
  • Violoncello ripieno + Fagotto
  • Bassi: Contrabbasso + Organo


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