4. And the glory of the Lord

From Messiah, HWV 56, Part I, Scene 1: Isaiah’s Prophecy of Salvation

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
A major
Meter
3/4
Tempo
Allegro → Adagio
Length
138 measures

English text

And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together, for the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it.

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens
  • Text references: Isaiah 40:5 (verbatim)

Instrumentation

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

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