12. Can you then think it strange

From Belshazzar, HWV 61, Act I

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
D major
Meter
4/4

English text

Cyrus

Can you then think it strange, if drown’d in wine,
And from above infatuate, they neglect
The means of their own safety?

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens

Instrumentation

  • Cyrus (Soprano)
  • Continuo

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