32. Thou art gone up on high

From Messiah, HWV 56, Part II, Scene 5: The Beginnings of Gospel Preaching

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
d minor
Meter
3/4
Tempo
Larghetto
Length
116 measures

English text

Thou art gone up on high, Thou hast led captivity captive, and received gifts for men; yea, even from Thine enemies, that the Lord God might dwell among them.

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens
  • Text references: Psalm 68:18 (paraphrased)

Instrumentation

  • Violino I + VIolino II
  • Alto
  • Bassi: Violoncello + Violone + Fagotto + Cembalo

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