Jun 08

Thou shalt break them, from Messiah (Psalm 2:9) – George F. Handel

George Frideric Handel's autograph manuscript ...

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

Psalm 2:9

Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter’s vessel.

Thou shalt break them (air), from Messiah (1741) by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)


[Thou shalt break them starts at approximately 1:38:25]
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Soloist Paul Elliott

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Jun 07

He that dwelleth in Heaven, from Messiah (Psalm 2:4) – George F. Handel

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

Psalm 2:4 

He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision.

He that dwelleth in Heaven (recitative), from Messiah (1741) by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)


[He that dwelleth in Heaven starts at approximately 1:38:12]
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Soloist Paul Elliott

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Jun 06

Let us break their bonds asunder, from Messiah (Psalm 2:3) – George F. Handel

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

Psalm 2:3

Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us.

Let us break their bonds asunder (chorus), from Messiah (1741) by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)


[Let us break their bonds asunder starts at approximately 1:36:21]
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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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