Jun 01

The Lord gave the word, from Messiah (Psalm 68:11) – 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 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]
Performed by the Academy of Ancient Music and the Choir of Westminster Abbey, with conductor Christopher Hogwood

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May 31

Thou art gone up on high, from Messiah (Psalm 68:18) – George F. Handel

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

Psalm 68:18

18 Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive: thou hast received gifts for men; yea, for the rebellious also, that the Lord God might dwell among them.

Thou art gone up on high (air), from Messiah (1741) by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)


[Thou art gone up on high starts at approximately 1:27:12]
Performed by the Academy of Ancient Music and the Choir of Westminster Abbey, with conductor Christopher Hogwood
Soloist Emma Kirkby

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