8a. O Athalia! tremble at thy fate!

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

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Andante larghetto e piano
Length
8 measures

English text

Athalia

O Athalia, tremble at thy fate!
For Judah’s God pursues thee with His hate,
And will with unrelenting wrath this day
Set all His terrors round thee in array.

About the text

  • Author: Samuel Humphreys

Instrumentation

  • Oboe solo
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Athalia (Soprano)
  • Bassi

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