Jun 05

Why do the nations so furiously rage together? from Messiah (Psalm 2:1-2) – George F. Handel

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George Frideric Handel's autograph manuscript of the title page of Messiah, 1741 (Photo via Wikipedia)

Psalm 2:1-2

Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?

The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord, and against his anointed, saying,

Why do the nations so furiously rage together? (air), from Messiah (1741) by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)


[Why do the nations so furiously rage together? starts at approximately 1:35:02]
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Soloist David Thomas

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Jun 04

Their sound is gone out, from Messiah (Romans 10:18) – George F. Handel

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Romans 10:18b

18 But I say, Have they not heard? Yes verily, their sound went into all the earth, and their words unto the ends of the world.

Their sound is gone out (chorus), from Messiah (1741) by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)


[Their sound is gone out starts at approximately 1:33:40]
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Jun 02

How beautiful are the feet, from Messiah (Romans 10:15) – George F. Handel

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Romans 10:15

15 And how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!

How beautiful are the feet (aria), from Messiah (1741) by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)


[How beautiful are the feet starts at approximately 1:31:33]
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Soloist Judith Nelson

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Jun 01

The Lord gave the word, from Messiah (Psalm 68:11) – George F. Handel

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Psalm 68:11

11 The Lord gave the word: great was the company of those that published it.

The Lord gave the word (chorus), from Messiah (1741) by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)


[The Lord gave the word starts at approximately 1:30:17]
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