17. Sing, o ye heavens

From Belshazzar, HWV 61, Act I

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
C major
Meter
3/4
Tempo
Allegro

English text

Chorus

Sing, O ye Heav’ns, for the Lord hath done it!
Earth, from thy centre shout!
Break forth, ye mountains, into songs of joy,
O forest, and each tree therein, for the Lord hath done it!
Jehovah hath redeemed Jacob,
And glorified himself in Israel.
Hallelujah! Amen, Hallelujah!

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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