82. Eagles were not so swift as they

From Saul, HWV 53, Act III, Scene V

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
G major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Allegro
Length
10 measures

English text

Chorus

Eagles were not so swift as they,
Nor lions with so strong a grasp
Held fast and tore the prey.

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens

Instrumentation

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

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