13. And lo, the angel of the Lord

From Messiah, HWV 56, Part I, Scene 4: The Annunciation to the Shepherds

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
F major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Andante
Length
7 measures

English text

And lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them, and they were sore afraid.

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens
  • Text references: Luke 2:9 (verbatim)

Instrumentation

  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano
  • Bassi: Violoncello + Cembalo

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