35. Joys in gentle trains appearing

From Athalia, HWV 52, Part III, Scene the last

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
A major
Meter
3/4
Tempo
Andante
Length
44 measures

English text

Joad

Joys, in gentle trains appearing,
Heav’n does to my fair impart;
And, to make them more endearing,
I shall share them with my heart!

Josabeth

Softest joys would but deceive me,
Hadst thou not thy happy part;
O my dearest lord, believe me,
Thou shalt share them with my heart.

Both

I / You shall / shalt share them with my / thy heart.

About the text

  • Author: Samuel Humphreys

Instrumentation

  • Violino I + Violino II
  • Josabeth (Soprano)
  • Joad (Alto)
  • Bassi

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