25. I will sing unto the Lord

From Occasional Oratorio, HWV 62, Part III

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
C major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
A tempo giusto
Length
66 measures

English text

Chorus

I will sing unto the Lord, for He hath triumphed gloriously;
the horse and his rider hath He thrown into the sea.

About the text

  • Author: Newburgh Hamilton

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Fagotto I + Fagotto II
  • Tromba I
  • Tromba II
  • Tromba III
  • Timpani
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano I
  • Alto I
  • Tenore I
  • Basso I
  • Soprano II
  • Alto II
  • Tenore II
  • Basso II
  • Organo
  • 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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