Withhold the executing hand!

From Solomon, HWV 67, Act II, Scene III

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Length
4 measures

English text

First Harlot

Withhold, withhold the executing hand!
Reverse, O king, thy stern command.

About the text

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

Instrumentation

  • First woman (Soprano)
  • Continuo

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