24. All they that see him laugh him to scorn

From Messiah, HWV 56, Part II, Scene 1: Christ’s Passion
Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
B flat major → E flat major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Larghetto
Length
11 measures

English text

All they that see Him, laugh Him to scorn; they shoot out their lips, and shake their heads, saying:

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens
  • Text references: Psalm 22:7 (adapted)

Instrumentation

  • Violino I + Violino II
  • Violino III
  • Viola
  • Tenore
  • Bassi: Violoncello + Violone + Cembalo

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