45. Great Dagon has subdu’d our foe

From Samson, HWV 57, Act III, Scene II

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
e minor
Meter
3/4
Tempo
Allegro ma non presto
Length
225 measures

About the text

  • Author: Newburgh Hamilton

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Corno I in G
  • Corno II in G
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Violino III
  • Viola
  • A Philistine (Tenore II)
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Bassi

Notes

After John Milton’s dramatic poem, Samson Agonistes.

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