Sweep, sweep the string

From Solomon, HWV 67, Act III

George Frideric Handel
5 measures

English text


Sweep, sweep the string, to soothe the royal fair,
And rouse each passion with th’alternate air.

About the text

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


  • Solomon (Mezzosoprano)
  • Continuo


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