Of many millions the populous rout

From Occasional Oratorio, HWV 62, Part I

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Length
7 measures

English text

Tenor

Of many millions the populous rout,
I fear not, though incamping round about
They pitch their tents against me.
My God will rise, my help is in the Lord.

About the text

  • Author: Newburgh Hamilton
  • Milton, Psalm iii

Instrumentation

  • Tenore
  • Continuo

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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