35. May balmy peace, and wreath’d renown

From Occasional Oratorio, HWV 62, Part III

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
e minor
Meter
3/8
Tempo
Andante larghetto
Length
86 measures

English text

Soprano

May balmy peace, and wreath’d renown,
The virtuous hero ever crown;
May bliss eternal be his share,
Whose God and peole are his care.

About the text

  • Author: Newburgh Hamilton

Instrumentation

  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano
  • 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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