37b. Art thou that Daniel

From Belshazzar, HWV 61, Act II

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
G major → A major
Meter
4/4

English text

Belshazzar

Art thou that Daniel of the Jewish captives?
I have heard of thee.
That thou canst find interpretations deep,
And dissolve knotty doubts. If thou canst read
This writing, and explain, a purple robe
Adorns thy body, a gold chain thy neck,
And in the kingdom thou shalt rule the third.

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens

Instrumentation

  • Belshazzar (Tenore)
  • Continuo

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