37. Let us break their bonds asunder

From Messiah, HWV 56, Part II, Scene 6: The World’s Rejection of the Gospel

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
C major
Meter
3/4
Tempo
Allegro e staccato
Length
67 measures

English text

Let us break their bonds asunder, and cast away their yokes from us.

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens
  • Text references: Psalm 2:3 (paraphrased)

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I + Oboe II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Bassi: Violoncello + Violone + Fagotto + Cembalo

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