45. But thanks be to God

From Messiah, HWV 56, Part III, Scene 3: The Final Conquest of Sin

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
E flat major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Andante
Length
50 measures

English text

But thanks be to God, who giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

About the text

  • Author: Charles Jennens
  • Text references: I Corinthians 15:57 (verbatim)

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I + Oboe II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano
  • Alto
  • Tenore
  • Basso
  • Bassi: Violoncello + Violone + Fagotto + Cembalo

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