31. Let the deep bowl

From Belshazzar, HWV 61, Act II

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
G major
Meter
6/8
Tempo
Allegro

English text

Belshazzar

Let the deep bowl thy praise confess,
Thy gifts the gracious giver bless!
Thy gifts, of all the gods bestow,
Improve by use, and sweeter grow.
Another bowl! ‘Tis gen’rous wine,
Exalts the human to divine.

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Belshazzar (Tenore)
  • Continuo

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