Withhold the executing hand!

From Solomon, HWV 67, Act II, Scene III

George Frideric Handel
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


  • First woman (Soprano)
  • Continuo


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