30. Now a diff’rent measure try - Shake the dome

From Solomon, HWV 67, Act III

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
D major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Spiritoso
Length
54 measures

English text

Solomon; Israelites

Now a diff’rent measure try,
Shake the dome, and pierce the sky.
Rouse us next to martial deeds;
Clanking arms, and neighing steeds,
Seem in fury to oppose —
Now the hard-fought battle glows.

About the text

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

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola I
  • Viola II
  • Solomon (Mezzosoprano)
  • Soprano I
  • Soprano II
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Bassi

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