43. The trumpet shall sound

From Messiah, HWV 56, Part III, Scene 2: The Day of Judgment

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
D major
Meter
3/4
Tempo
Pomposo, ma non allegro
Structure
Da capo
Length
213 measures

English text

The trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be rais’d incorruptible, and we shall be chang’d.
For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens
  • Text references: I Corinthians 15:52-15:53 (verbatim)

Instrumentation

  • Tromba
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Basso
  • Bassi: Violoncello + Violone + Fagotto + Cembalo

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