13. God found them guilty

From Occasional Oratorio, HWV 62, Part I

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
F major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Andante
Length
63 measures

English text

Chorus

God found them guilty, let them fall,
By their own counsels quell’d;
Push’d them in their rebellions all,
For against Him they had rebell’d.

About the text

  • Author: Newburgh Hamilton
  • Milton, Psalm v

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Corno I in F
  • Corno II in F
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Bassi

Notes

“After the poetry of John Milton and Edmund Spenser.
The work was written in the midst of the Jacobite rising of 1745–1746.” Wikipedia

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