Bless’d be the Lord

From Solomon, HWV 67, Act I, Scene I

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Length
8 measures

English text

Solomon

Bless’d be the Lord, who look’d with gracious eyes
Upon His vassals’ humble sacrifice,
And has with an approving smile
My work o’erpaid, and grac’d the pile.

About the text

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

Instrumentation

  • Solomon (Mezzosoprano)
  • Continuo

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