26. Who is like unto thee, O Lord?

From Occasional Oratorio, HWV 62, Part III

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
c minor → G major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
Grave
Length
17 measures

English text

Chorus

Who is like unto Thee, O Lord, among the gods?
Who is like Thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?

About the text

  • Author: Newburgh Hamilton

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Fagotto I
  • Fagotto II
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Soprano I
  • Alto I
  • Tenore I
  • Basso I
  • Soprano II
  • Alto II
  • Tenore II
  • Basso II
  • 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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