6. How is the mighty fall’n

From Israel in Egypt, HWV 54, Part I: The Lamentation of the Israelites for the Death of Joseph

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
g minor
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Adagio
Length
13 measures

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About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens
  • Old Testament, mainly from Exodus and the Psalms

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano I + Soprano II
  • Alto I + Alto II
  • Tenore I + Tenore II
  • Basso I v + Basso II v
  • Bassi: Violoncello + Contrabbasso + Fagotto I + Fagotto II + Cembalo + Organo I + Organo II #fingured

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