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composer: George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1744)
librettist: Charles Jennens
part of: Belshazzar, HWV 61
parts: 2. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 1, Accompagnato ed Arioso "Vain, fluctuating state of human empire!" (Nitocris)
3. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, scene 1, Air "Thou, God most high, and Thou alone" (Nitocris)
4. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 1, Recitativo "The fate of Babylon, I fear, is nigh" (Nitocris, Daniel)
5. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 1, Air "Lament not thus, oh Queen, in vain!" (Daniel)
6. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 2, Chorus "Behold, by Persia's hero made" (Babylonians)
7. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 2, Recitativo "Well may they laugh" (Gobrias, Cyrus)
8. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 2, Accompagnato "Oh memory! Still bitter to my soul" (Gobrias)
9. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 2, Air "Opprest with never-ceasing grief" (Gobrias)
10. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 2, Air "Dry thoes unavailing tears" (Cyrus)
11. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 2, Recitativo "Be comforted: safe though the tyrant seem" (Cyrus)
12. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 2, Accompagnato "Methought, as on the bank of deep Euphrates" (Cyrus)
13. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 2, Recitativo "Now, tell me, Gobrias" (Cyrus, Gobrias)
14. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 2, Air "Behold the monstrous human beast" (Gobrias)
15. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 2, Recitativo "Can you then think it strange" (Cyrus)
16. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 2, Air "Great God! who, yet but darkly known" (Cyrus)
17. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 2, Recitativo "My friends, be confident" (Cyrus)
18. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 2, Chorus "All empires upon God depend"
19. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 3, "O sacred oracles of truth" (Daniel)
20. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 3, Accompagnato "Rejoice, my countrymen"
21. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 3, Air "Thus saith the Lord to Cyrus" (Daniel)
22. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 3, Chorus, "Sing, oh ye heav'ns!"
23. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 4, Air "Let festal joy triumphant reign!" (Belshazzar)
24. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 4, Recitativo "For you, my friends" (Belshazzar, Nitocris)
25. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 4, Air "The leafy honours of the field" (Nitocris)
26. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 4, Recitativo "It is the custom, I may say, the law" (Belshazzar, Nitocris)
27. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 4, Chorus "Recall, oh king! thy rash command" (Jews)
28. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 4, Recitativo "They tell you true" (Nitocris, Belshazzar)
29. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 4, Duet "Oh dearer than my life, forbear!" (Nitocris, Belshazzar)
30. Belshazzar, HWV 61: Act 1, Scene 4, Chorus "By slow degrees the wrath of God" (Jews)