32. O Lord, whose Mercies numberless

From Saul, HWV 53, Act I, Scene V

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
F major
Meter
3/4
Tempo
Largo
Length
36 measures

English text

David

O Lord, whose mercies numberless
O’er all thy works prevail:
Though daily man Thy law transgress,
Thy patience cannot fail.
If yet his sin be not too great,
The busy fiend control;
Yet longer for repentance wait,
And heal his wounded soul.

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens

Instrumentation

  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • David (Alto)
  • Bassi: Violoncello + Violone

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