8a. Fly from the threat’ning vengeance, fly!

From Occasional Oratorio, HWV 62, Version of 1747, Part I

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
E major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Allegro → adagio → a tempo
Structure
da capo
Length
96 measures

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About the text

  • Author: Newburgh Hamilton

Instrumentation

  • Violino I + Violino II
  • 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

“New movements for the performing version of 1747” HHA

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