51. Glorious hero

From Samson, HWV 57, Act III, Scene III

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
d minor → g minor
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Largo
Length
54 measures

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About the text

  • Author: Newburgh Hamilton

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Fagotto I
  • Fagotto II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Tenore II / An Israelite woman (Soprano II)
  • Manoa (Basso)
  • Soprano I
  • Soprano II
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Violoncello
  • Bassi

Notes

After John Milton’s dramatic poem, Samson Agonistes.

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