14. Behold Darius great and good

From Alexander’s Feast, HWV 75, Part I

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
E flat major
Meter
6/8
Tempo
Larghetto
Length
62 measures

About the text

  • Author: Newburgh Hamilton

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Fagotto I
  • Fagotto II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano
  • Alt(o)
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Continuo: Violoncello + Violone

Notes

There is also a German translation by Ramler

Resources

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