32a. 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
Allegro
Length
124 measures

English text

Thou art gone up on high, thou hast led captivity captive, and received gifts for men: yea, even for 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
  • Basso
  • Fagotto
  • Bassi: Violoncello + Violone + Cembalo

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