31. Millions unborn shall bless the hand

From Occasional Oratorio, HWV 62, Part III

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
D major
Meter
4/4
Length
27 measures

English text

Chorus

Millions unborn shall bless the hand
That gave deliv’rance to the land.

About the text

  • Author: Newburgh Hamilton

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I + Oboe II
  • Tromba I
  • Tromba II
  • Tromba III
  • Timpani
  • 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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