29. This but the smallest Part of Harmony

From Saul, HWV 53, Act I, Scene IV

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
D major → e minor
Meter
4/4
Length
7 measures

English text

High Priest

This but the smallest part of harmony,
Great attribute of attributes divine,
And centre of the rest, where all agree:
Whose wondrous force what great effects proclaim!

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens

Instrumentation

  • High Priest (Tenore)
  • Continuo: Violoncello + Cembalo

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