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composer: George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1744)
librettist: Charles Jennens
part of: Belshazzar, HWV 61
parts: 1. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 2, Scene 1, Chorus "See, from his post Euphrates flies!"
2. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 2, Scene 1, Recitativo "You see, my friends, a path" (Cyrus)
3. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 2, Scene 1, Air "Amaz'd to find the foe so near" (Cyrus)
4. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 2, Scene 1, Chorus "To arms, to arms! no more delay!" (Persians)
5. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 2, Scene 2, Chorus "Ye tutelar gods of our empire"
6. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 2, Scene 2, Air "Let the deep bowl thy praise confess" (Belshazzar)
7. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 2, Scene 2, Accompagnato "Where is the God of Judah's boasted pow'r?" (Belshazzar, Chorus)
8. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 2, Scene 2, Recitativo "Call all my Wise Men" (Belshazzar)
9. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 2, Scene 2, A Sinfony (Allegro Postillions)
10. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 2, Scene 2, Recitativo "Ye sages! welcome always to your king" (Belshazzar)
11. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 2, Scene 2, Recitativo "Alas! too hard a task the king imposes" (Wise Men)
12. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 2, Scene 2, Chorus "Oh misery! - oh terror! - hopeless grief!"
13. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 2, Scene 2, Recitativo "Oh king! live for ever!" (Nitocris, Belshazzar)
14. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 2, Scene 2, Air "No! to thyself thy trifles be" (Daniel)
15. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 2, Scene 2, Accompagnato "Yet, to obey his dread command" (Daniel)
16. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 2, Scene 2, Recitativo "Oh sentence too severe!" (Nitocris)
17. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 2, Scene 2, Air "Regard, oh son, my flowing tears" (Nitocris)
18. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 2, Scene 3, Air "Oh God of Truth! oh faithful guide!" (Cyrus)
19. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 2, Scene 3, Recitativo "You, Gobrias, lead directry to the palace" (Cyrus)
20. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 2, Scene 3, Chorus "Oh glorious prince!"