6. O Lord, whom we adore

From Athalia, HWV 52, Part I, Scene II

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
c minor
Meter
12/8
Tempo
Largo
Length
62 measures

English text

Joad

O Lord, whom we adore,
Shall Judah rise no more?
Can this be thy decree.
Hear from thy mercy seat
The groans thy tribes repeat,
The sighs they breathe to thee.

Israelites

Hear from thy mercy seat, The groans thy tribes repeat, The sighs they breathe to thee.

About the text

  • Author: Samuel Humphreys

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I + Oboe II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Joad (Alto)
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Bassi

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