1. Awake the trumpet’s lofty sound

From Samson, HWV 57, Act I, Scene I

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
D major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Allegro
Length
51 measures

About the text

  • Author: Newburgh Hamilton

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Tromba I
  • Tromba II
  • Timpani
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Bassi

Notes

After John Milton’s dramatic poem, Samson Agonistes.

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