9a. The gods, who chosen blessings shed

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

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
a minor
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Allegro
Length
65 measures

English text

Mathan

The gods, who chosen blessings shed
On majesty’s anointed head,
For thee their care will still employ,
And brighten all thy fears to joy.

About the text

  • Author: Samuel Humphreys

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I + Oboe II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Mathan (Tenore)
  • Bassi

Resources

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