39. O sentence too severe!

From Belshazzar, HWV 61, Act II

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
a minor → E major
Meter
4/4

English text

Nitocris

Oh, sentence too severe, and yet too sure,
Unless repentance may reverse the doom!

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens

Instrumentation

  • Nitocris (Soprano)
  • Continuo

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