4. The Youth inspir’d by Thee, O Lord

From Saul, HWV 53, Act I, Scene I

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
G major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Larghetto → A tempo ordinario
Length
87 measures

English text

Chorus

The youth inspir’d by Thee, O Lord,
With ease the boaster slew:
Our fainting courage soon restor’d,
And headlong drove that impious crew.

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Fagotto
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Bassi: Violoncello + Violone + Organo

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