1. How excellent thy Name, O Lord

From Saul, HWV 53, Act I, Scene I

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
C major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
A tempo giusto
Length
78 measures

English text

Chorus

How excellent Thy name, O Lord,
In all the world is known!
Above all Heav’ns, O King ador’d,
How hast Thou set Thy glorious throne!

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Fagotto
  • Tromba I
  • Tromba II
  • Trombone I
  • Trombone II
  • Trombone III
  • Timpani
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Bassi: Violoncello + Violone + Cembalo + Organo

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