The Lord hath heard my pray’r

From Occasional Oratorio, HWV 62, Part II

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Length
9 measures

English text

Tenor

The Lord hath heard my pray’r,
Mine enemies shall all be blank, and dash’d
With much confusion.
Then, grown red with shame,
They shall return in haste the way they came,
And in a moment shall be quite abash’d.

About the text

  • Author: Newburgh Hamilton
  • Milton, Psalm vi

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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