15. All empires upon God depend

From Belshazzar, HWV 61, Act I

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
g minor
Meter
4/4
Tempo
A tempo ordinario

English text

Chorus

All empires upon God depend;
Begun by his command, at his command they end.
Look up to him in all your ways,
Begin with pray’r and end with praise.

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Continuo

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