Swift to the temple let us fly

From Athalia, HWV 52, Part I, Scene III

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
D major → B major
Meter
4/4
Length
6 measures

English text

Mathan

Swift to the temple let us fly, to know
What mansion hides this youthful foe.

Abner

I’ll haste the pontiff to prepare For this black storm of wild despair.

About the text

  • Author: Samuel Humphreys

Instrumentation

  • Mathan (Tenore)
  • Abner (Basso)
  • Continuo

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