36. Blessed are all they that fear the Lord

From Occasional Oratorio, HWV 62, Part III

Composer
George Frideric Handel
Key
D major
Meter
4/4
Tempo
(no tempo) → adagio
Length
89 measures

English text

Chorus

Blessed are all they that fear the Lord.
God save the King, long live the King,
May the King live for ever!
Amen. Halleluja.

About the text

  • Author: Newburgh Hamilton

Instrumentation

  • Oboe I
  • Oboe II
  • Fagotto I
  • Fagotto II
  • Tromba I
  • Tromba II
  • Tromba III
  • Timpani
  • Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Violino III
  • Viola
  • Soprano I
  • Soprano II
  • Alto I
  • Alto II
  • Tenore I + Tenore II
  • Basso I
  • Basso II
  • Organo
  • 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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