5. See, from the op’ning skies

From Solomon, HWV 67, Act I, Scene I

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
B flat major
Meter
4/4
Length
10 measures

English text

Zadok

See, from the op’ning skies
Descending flames involve the sacrifice;
And lo! within the sacred dome
That gleamy light,
Profusely bright,
Declares the Lord of hosts is come.

About the text

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

Instrumentation

  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Zadok (Tenore)
  • Bassi

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