33. Pious king and virtuous queen

From Solomon, HWV 67, Act III

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
c minor
Meter
3/8
Tempo
Larghetto
Length
139 measures

English text

Levite

Pious king, and virtuous queen,
May your name resound in story;
In time’s latest annals seen,
Crown’d with honour, crown’d with glory.

About the text

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

Instrumentation

  • Violino I + Violino II
  • Levite (Basso)
  • Bassi

Resources

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