10. O early Piety!

From Saul, HWV 53, Act I, Scene II

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
b minor
Meter
4/4
Length
7 measures

English text

Jonathan

Oh,early piety! Oh, modest merit!
In this embrace my heart bestows itself;
Henceforth, thou noble youth, accept my frienship,
And Jonathan and David are but one.

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens

Instrumentation

  • Jonathan (Tenore)
  • Continuo: Violoncello + Cembalo

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