31. There let the pealing organ blow

From L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, HWV 55, Part II, Il Penseroso

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
F major → A major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Grave
Length
19 measures

English text

Chorus

There let the pealing organ blow
To the full voic’d quire below,
In service high and anthems clear!

Soprano

And let their sweetness, through mine ear,
Dissolve me into ecstasies,
And bring all Heav’n before mine eyes!

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens

Instrumentation

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

Notes

Based on the poetry of John Milton

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