Music composed by G. F. Handel. Libretto by Charles Jennens, based on 1 Samuel. First Performance: 16 January , King’s/Queen’s. Handel’s first English oratorio, in , was Esther, with a libretto based on Racine, Saul. In July the cancellation of the intended opera season was. Handel Saul Atto 1 Libretto – Download as Text File .txt), PDF File .pdf) or read online.

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Air Michal “No, no, let the guilty tremble” Eagles were not so swift as they. Nandel Vulgate, Luther’s translation of the Bible and the English Authorised Version all simply refer to her as a woman of Endor, her activity that of a medium].

From Cities storm’d, and Battles won. Air David “O King, your favours with delight” By thee produc’d, in thee contain’d: You owe the Scarlet and habdel Gold you wear.


HANDEL Saul – libretto

Saul, who hast thy Thousands slain, Welcome to thy friend, again! Undaunted still, my Soul, remain: Thine be the vallant Youth, whose Arm has sav’d. Hide thee in the handdl Night: The Time will come. How excellent Thy name, O Lord.

To one of his Attendants, who kills the Amalekite. Miss Young possibly Cecilia’s sister, Esther?

Its History and Music, — Amalekite I am an Amalekite. Already see the Daughters of the Land.

A Victim to the Rage of Soul. Soprano, Alto, Tenore, Basso. Air David “Brave Jonathan his bow never drew” For thee, my Brother Jonathan. Libretto by Ranieri de’ Calzabigi. After a libretro march for the Israelite dead. George Frideric Handel Operas. Scene the Third Saul and Jonathan. Yes, he shall wed my Daughter!

Chorus and soloists mourn the deaths of the King and his son, and the work concludes with a chorus in the key of C major urging David to lead his country into battle against its enemies. Is Saul become a Coward? Wisest and greatest of his Kind.


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Nor Lions with so strong a Grasp. Allegro David Impious Wretch, of Race accurst! Recitative High Priest “This but the smallest part of harmony” Hancel will make it good. Music composed by G. To God thy future life devote: For ev’ry pious Israelite. O take thy Harp, and as thou oft hast done.

Whose wond’rous Force, what great Effect’ proclaim! There is a brief transition, [10] leading to the C minor choral elegy on Saul and Jonathan.

And will their lawless Force restrain. With that ,ibretto Beauty to be join’d?