39. Cease, ye slaves

From Theodora, HWV 68, Part III, Scene V

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
B flat major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Furioso
Length
30 measures

Original English text

Modernized English text

Valens

Valens

Ceaſe, ye Slaves, your fruitleſs Pray’r;
Cease, ye slaves, your fruitless prayer;
The Pow’rs below
The powers below
No Pity know,
No pity know,
For the Brave, or for the Fair:
For the brave, or for the fair:
Ceaſe, ye Slaves, your fruitleſs Pray’r.
Cease, ye slaves, your fruitless prayer.

About the text

  • Author: Thomas Morell

Instrumentation

  • Violino I + Oboe I + Oboe II
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Valens (Basso)
  • Bassi: Violoncello + Contrabbasso + Fagotto + Cembalo + Organo

Resources

Contributor

May Robertson

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