14. May no rash intruder disturb their soft hours

From Solomon, HWV 67, Act I, Scene II

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
G major
Meter
4/4
Length
67 measures

English text

Chorus

May no rash intruder disturb their soft hours;
To form fragrant pillows, arise, oh ye flow’rs!
Ye zephirs, soft-breathing, their slumbers prolong,
While nightingales lull them to sleep with their song.

About the text

  • Author: Moses Mendes?
  • Bible: the First Book of Kings and the Second Book of Chronicle

Instrumentation

  • Flauto traverso I
  • Flauto traverso II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola I
  • Viola II
  • Soprano I
  • Soprano II
  • Alto I
  • Tenore I
  • Basso I
  • Bassi

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