40. I know that my Redeemer liveth

From Messiah, HWV 56, Part III, Scene 1: The Promise of Eternal Life

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
E major
Meter
3/4
Tempo
Larghetto
Length
164 measures

English text

I know that my Redeemer liveth, and that He shall stand
at the latter day upon the earth.
And tho’ worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God.
For now is Christ risen from the dead, the first fruits of them that sleep.

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Instrumentation

  • Violino I + Violino II
  • Soprano
  • Fagotto
  • Bassi: Violoncello + Violone + Cembalo

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