17. War, he sung, is toil and trouble

From Alexander’s Feast, HWV 75, Part I

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
a minor
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Andante allegro
Structure
(Da capo)
Length
58 measures

About the text

  • Author: Newburgh Hamilton

Instrumentation

  • Violini unisoni
  • Soprano
  • Continuo: Violoncello + Violone

Notes

There is also a German translation by Ramler

Resources

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