|Statement||R. W. Cutler, Jr.|
|LC Classifications||PS3553.U83 B4 1977|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||291 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||291|
|LC Control Number||77153886|
Welcome to great music from Belshazzar's Feast! Cumbria, My Lord. Friday, 31 May, And so to the last full weekend of our (Theresa) May Tour. Daniel 5 Belshazzar's Feast and the Fall of Babylon. Some passages in the book of Revelation draw imagery from scenes in the book of Daniel. Because the Revelation part of this commentary was prepared before the Daniel part, we will often link to where we discussed Daniel in connection with Revelation. Walton s searing oratorio, Belshazzar s Feast, written for baritone, chorus and a huge orchestra with an augmented brass section, takes as its subject the scene from the Bible (Book of Daniel) in which, at King Belshazzar s Feast, a hand appears and prophetically writes a doom laden message on the wall/5(14). Belshazzar (prince of Bel), the last king of (Daniel ) Nebuchadnezzar is called the father of , of course, need only mean grandfather or ancestor. According to the well-known narrative Belshazzar gave a splendid feast in his palace during the siege of Babylon (B.C. ), using the sacred vessels of the temple, which Nebuchadnezzer had brought from .
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