Swift to the temple let us fly

From Athalia, HWV 52, Performing version of 1756, Part I, Scene III

Composer
George Frideric Handel
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

Issues

  • Duplicate

Resources

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