Turn not, O Queen, thy face away (George Frideric Handel)
- (Posted 2008-07-25) CPDL #17688:
- Contributor: David Newman (submitted 2008-07-25). Score information: Letter, 2 pages, 96 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Edition in D Minor.
First published: 1732 in Recitative and Aria from the oratorio "Ester" (HWV50)
Description: Bass Aria sung by Haman in Handel's oratorio "Esther".
Original text and translations
Turn not, O Queen, thy face away,
Behold me prostrate on the ground!
O speak, his growing fury stay,
Let mercy in thy sight be found!