16. Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion

From Messiah, HWV 56, Part I, Scene 5: Christ’s Healing and Redemption

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
B flat major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Allegro
Length
108 measures

English text

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion, shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy King cometh unto thee: He is the righteous Saviour, and He shall speak peace unto the heathen.

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Instrumentation

  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Soprano
  • Fagotto
  • Bassi: Violoncello + Violone + Cembalo

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