36. Has he escap’d my Rage?

From Saul, HWV 53, Act I, Scene V

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Length
8 measures

English text

Saul

Has he escap’d my rage?
I charge thee, Jonathan, upon thy duty,
And all, on your allegiance, to destroy
This bold, aspiring youth; for while he lives,
I am not safe. Reply not, but obey.

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens

Instrumentation

  • Saul (Basso)
  • Continuo: Violoncello + Cembalo

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