Sep 20

How lovely are the messengers (Romans 10:15,18) – Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

Deutsch: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Deutsch: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Romans 10:15,18 (paraphrased)

15 And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news!”

18 But I ask, have they not heard? Indeed they have, for

“Their voice has gone out to all the earth,
    and their words to the ends of the world.”

How lovely are the messengers, from St. Paul, composed in 1836 by Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)


Performed by Furman Singers Alumni Choir, Hugh Floyd, Conductor

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SATB. St. Paul. Composed by Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn (1809-1847). Choral Large Works. 216 pages. G. Schirmer #ED321. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50323930).

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Jun 02

How beautiful are the feet, from Messiah (Romans 10:15) – 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)

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]
Performed by the Academy of Ancient Music and the Choir of Westminster Abbey, with conductor Christopher Hogwood
Soloist Judith Nelson

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Messiah, Edited by Watkins Shaw, Novello Handel Edition. 257 pages

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