17. Then will I Jehovah’s praise

From Occasional Oratorio, HWV 62, Part II

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

English text

Tenor

Then will I Jehovah’s praise
According to his justice raise,
And sing the name and Deity
Of Jehovah the most high.
Ever let my thanks endure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.

About the text

  • Author: Newburgh Hamilton
  • Milton, Psalms vii & cxxxvi

Instrumentation

  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Tenore
  • Bassi

Notes

“After the poetry of John Milton and Edmund Spenser.
The work was written in the midst of the Jacobite rising of 1745–1746.” Wikipedia

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