6a. O Lord, whom we adore

From Athalia, HWV 52, Performing version of 1735, Part I, Scene II

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
g minor
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Largo
Length
45 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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