3rd Image / 3rd Day No. 6 RAPHAEL (BASS): RECITATIVE And God said: Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear; and it was so. And God called the dry land: earth, and the gathering of the water called he seas; and God saw that it was good.
3rd Image / 3rd Day The third scene represents the third day and contains the third, fourth and fifth images. In No. 6 it is told that God separates the ocean and the land. The description in No. 7 takes place using images from Psalm 104 and Milton`s epic: hills, summits, mountains and plains emerge, with streams flowing in the plains and brooks in the vales.
No. 6 RAPHAEL (BASS): RECITATIVE And God said: Let the waters under the heaven be gathered Source: FEDER, Georg: Joseph Haydn. Die Schöpfung (Kassel 1999), Verlag Bärenreiter.