11. He chose a mournful muse

From Alexander’s Feast, HWV 75, Part I

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
g minor
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Adagio e piano
Length
12 measures

About the text

  • Author: Newburgh Hamilton

Instrumentation

  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano
  • Continuo: Violoncello + Violone + Organo

Notes

There is also a German translation by Ramler

Resources

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