33. Hark! his thunders round me roll

From Athalia, HWV 52, Part III, Scene IV

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
G major → g minor
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Andante
Length
32 measures

English text

Mathan

Hark! His thunders round me roll,
His angry, awful frowns I see,
His arrows wound my trembling soul:
Is no more mercy left for me?
Ah no, he now denies to save.
Open, O earth, and be my grave!

About the text

  • Author: Samuel Humphreys

Instrumentation

  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Mathan (Tenore)
  • Bassi

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