3a. O Lord, how many are my foes!

From Occasional Oratorio, HWV 62, Part I

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
a minor
Meter
4/4
Tempo
(no tempo) → andante larghetto → adagio
Length
19 measures

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About the text

  • Author: Newburgh Hamilton

Instrumentation

  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Tenore
  • 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

“New movement for the performances on 19 and 26 February 1746” HHA

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