40. Regard, o son

From Belshazzar, HWV 61, Act II

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
a minor
Meter
12/8
Tempo
Largo

English text

Nitocris

Regard, O son, my flowing tears,
Proofs of maternal love!
Regard thyself; to cure thy fears,
Regard the God above.
Repentance sure will mercy find,
But wrath pursues th’obdurate mind.
Regard, O son…

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens

Instrumentation

  • Violini
  • Nicotris (Soprano)
  • Continuo

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