47. Worthy is the Lamb

From Messiah, HWV 56, Part III, Scene 4: The Acclamation of the Messiah

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
D major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Largo → Andante → Larghetto → Adagio
Structure
attacca
Length
88 measures

English text

Worthy is the Lamb that was slain, and hath redeemed us to God by His blood, to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing.
Blessing and honour, glory and pow’r, be unto Him that sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb for ever and ever.
Amen

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Instrumentation

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

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