26. Thy rebuke hath broken his heart

From Messiah, HWV 56, Part II, Scene 1: Christ’s Passion

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
A flat major → b minor
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Largo
Length
18 measures

English text

Thy rebuke hath broken His heart; He is full of heaviness. Thy rebuke hath broken His heart; He looked for some to have pity on Him, but there was no man, neither found He any to comfort Him.

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens
  • Text references: Psalm 69:20 (adapted)

Instrumentation

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

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